Govt to enumerate militancy victims
Self employment of women must for JK eco-dev: Sakina
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 10: The government is carrying out a comprehensive survey to enumerate the militancy victims in the state.
Chairing a meeting to discuss the survey modalities, Social Welfare Minister, Sakina Itoo said the District Social Welfare Officers has been asked to co-ordinate with the respective police agencies and District Magistrate while formulating the list of militancy victims and to speed up the disposal of pending cases. She sought cooperation from the police in the survey, identification and verification process.
She said the Government was pursuing the policy to heal the wounds of orphans, widows and family members of militants.
The meeting discussed procedures to identify and verify militancy victims and get them enlisted so that relief could be provided to the families.
She said the department of social welfare after identifying 4662 widows and 1918 widows of militants had been able to cover 3256 widows, similarly out of 20413 orphans including 4749 orphans of militants, 5480 had been covered under various schemes adding that not all beneficiaries had been covered yet because many victims do not come forward due to lack of awareness.
DIG Kashmir, H K Lohia ensured full cooperation from the police and said all possible information and help would be provided to the SWD.
Later on while addressing an awareness camp at Hawal, she said self-employment of women was must for over all economic development and progress of the state.
She said government had launched schemes to nurture entrepreneurship among poor and disadvantaged women for promotion of their economic self-reliance. Managing Director, JKWDC Dr.Naheed Soz highlighted the loan schemes and other activities of the Corporation, adding, the Corporation through its single window system provides training, loan facilities as well as market support to the entrepreneurs to make them economically self reliant.
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