Social security, beneficiary schemes must reach to grassroots: LG

Taking Governance to peoples’ doorsteps, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Sunday said that social security and beneficiary schemes must reach to grassroots.

The Lieutenant Governor visited Panchayat Halqa, Ashthal, Kulgam during an ongoing Back to Village-3 programme.

On the occasion, the Lt Governor handed-over a paddy thresher for use by the locals of the village. He also distributed Kisan Credit Cards (KCC), sports kits and handed-over financial assistance to construction workers, various certificates and sanction letters to beneficiaries under different departmental schemes.

The Lt Governor observed that the ambitious Back to Village programme is an endeavour of the J&K Government to ensure 100 per cent saturation of social security and beneficiary oriented schemes so that the benefits of such schemes shall reach to every eligible beneficiary.

The people applauded the government for providing a Paddy Thresher to the Panchayat. They said that the machine will reduce the labour cost and will save time. The thresher will be used by the people of the Panchayat jointly.