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Education Assistance of Rs 1.034 crore released in favour of wards of 1474 registered construction workers in Sgr

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Rs 5.15 Cr disbursed among 7699 beneficiaries under different schemes of JKBOCWWB during the current year

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today released an amount of Rs 1.034 crore in favour of the wards of 1474 beneficiaries/registered construction workers on account of Education Assistance under J&K Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board(JKBOCWWB) here at Conference Hall of the DC Office Complex.

While interacting with the beneficiaries on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that the Government is running several schemes for the welfare of Building and other Construction workers with the object to regulate the employment and conditions of service and to provide safety, health and welfare measures for the registered workers.

At the outset, the DC was apprised by the Assistant Labour Commissioner that an amount of Rs 3.88 crore has been provided as Education Assistance to the 10554 wards of 7671 registered workers during the current financial year 2022-23.

Similarly, Rs 5.15 crore were also disbursed among 7699 beneficiaries under different schemes including Death Assistance, Chronic Disease Assistance and Disability/Medical Assistance of JKBOCWWB during the same period.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Ahmad Kataria, Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Yaseen Lone, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Arshid Qadir Bhat and others concerned were present on the occasion.

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