Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Sarita Chauhan, who is Prabhari Officer for Panchayat Rehmbal Lower- II, Udhampur block, today visited the Panchayat and reviewed progress on deliverables under various self-employment and individual oriented schemes.
Chairman Block Development Council, Balwan Singh, Sarpanch Panchayat Rehmal lower -II and other PRI members of the Panchayat besides officers of line departments were present on the occasion.
During the visit, Commissioner Secretary interacted with the PRI members, general public and officers of line departments to take stock of follow up of issues and grievances put up by the Gram Sabha during fourth phase of ambitious “Back to Village” programme held in the Panchayat.
Sarita Chauhan held detailed discussion regarding implementation of self employment schemes of various departments in the panchayat. She was informed that the local youth are exhibiting keen interest in several self employment schemes and 28 people have availed benefit of these programmes schemes with a loan amount of Rs 1.27 crore.
She was further told that many women have also come forward to take loans to start their own boutiques and beauty parlours besides mushroom units through self help groups.
Commissioner Secretary emphasized the need of creating massive awareness among the people of the panchayat regarding self employment schemes so that maximum people could be benefitted.
The Panchayat representatives assured that they will hold awareness camps in coordination with the concerned line departments to avail maximum benefit of different government self employment schemes and programmes.
Sarpanch of the area informed that all the issues are being addressed with full support of officers and the process of development has improved a lot with such visits of senior level officers.