District Development Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar on Monday launched the centrally sponsored ˜Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Grameen) at Town Hall Pulwama.It was given out that the scheme aims at providing assistance to the poor and economically downtrodden for constructing residential houses.Speaking on the occasion, the DDC highlighted various aspects of the scheme and said the scheme has been launched with the mission of providing housing for all by 2022. While emphasizing upon the concerned for bringing transparency in its implementation, DDC said that our commitment is to uplift the weaker section of the society for which various welfare schemes are afoot.DDC also stressed for proper verification of the beneficiaries so that funds allotted for the scheme are optimally utilised . Highlighting the need for awareness dissemination regarding the importance of community assets, the DDC sought cooperation from the people in realizing the dream of development and urged upon them to properly monitor the quality of development works in their respective areas.
DDC also complimented the concerned officers and field functionaries for their endeavors and said that the department has a proactive role to play for the socio-economic development of rural areas.Assistant Commissioner Development Mir Munawar highlighted the various aspects of the scheme through the power point presentation and said that 437beneficiaries are registered out of the target of 975. Out of which 339 beneficiaries have been geo tagged. It was further given out that an amount 1.69 crore among 339 beneficiaries will be distributed. Further Rs 12000 for construction of toilet under SBM and 90 mandays under MNREGA will also be provided to the beneficiary. ADC Pulwama, Joint Director Planning, other district and Sectoral officers besides a huge gathering of people were present on the occasion.