CM chairs Kulgam DDB review meeting
‘Create awareness about SKEWPY initiative’
Srinagar, Feb 16: Laying stress on further pushing of SKEPWY initiative and bringing more and more educated youth under its ambit to address unemployment crisis in the State, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday asked the officers to sensitize the administration in this regard down the line.
“The awareness and education about the scheme needs to be adequately disseminated among the youth and the flow of finances for launch of independent livelihood smoothened”, he said and emphasized on giving necessary fillip to the uptake of SKEWPY.
Reviewing the progress of District Plan 2011-12 of Kulgam District in a District Development Board meeting here, Omar said that the State Government had allotted substantial funds under SKEWPY to provide required financial assistance to the youth for start of ventures.
In a categorical direction to the field officers regarding submission of utilization certificate, the Chief Minister told them that no laxity or delay in this regard will be tolerated. “I will not tolerate any delay in submitting of utilization certificate”, he asserted and told the officers that they should take it as his directive. He said it will be criminal on the part of officers who delay in submitting utilization certificates and as such badly tell upon the flow of funds from the Centre Government for various schemes.
The Chief Minister asked the district administration to ensure maximum completion of ongoing schemes during the last year of 11th Five Year Plan. “You should try your best to close as many as possible ongoing schemes during the current Five Year Plan period so that 12th Five Year Plan is launched in the State on a clean slate”, he stressed.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Forests, Mian Altaf Ahmad, Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo, Advisors to the Chief Minister, Mubarak Gul and Devender Singh Rana, Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Sartaj Madni, Vice Chairman, Gujjar and Bakerwal Advisory Board, B A Naaz, MP, Mehboob Beigh and G N Rattanpuri and Legislators, M Y Tarigami and Abdul Gaffar Sofi, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B B Vyas, Principal Secretary R&B, K B Agarwal, District Development Commissioner, Kulgam, Farooq Ahmad Khan, various Administrative Secretaries, Heads of the Departments and district officers.
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