Avail Benefits of Social Welfare Schemes like ‘Ladli Beti’: Saroori tells People

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Member of legislative Assembly from Inderwal, G M Saroori Monday urged people to avail benefits of Social Assistance Scheme ‘Ladli Beti’, adding that the scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance and social security to the girl child in the State.

Addressing large attended public gatherings at Mulchitter and Bhata areas of Sigdi in district Kishtwar, Saroori said, “Ladli Beti” is a path-breaking welfare scheme and the deserving people must take full advantage of the same.

Highlighting the benefits of scheme ‘Ladli Beti’, Saroori informed that under the scheme, a contribution of Rs 1000 per month would be made towards the birth of every girl with effect from 01-04-2015 for the next 14 years and on reaching 21 years she would receive around Rs 6.5 Lakh.

Saroori exhorted upon the field functionaries of the Social Welfare Department to work vigorously so that the benefits of the Social Welfare schemes reach the deserving beneficiaries.

During his visit to Bhata area, Saroori also kick started work on one important link road- Bhata to Upper Bhata under the PMGSY scheme. The road having length of about 2Kms would be completed at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore. A population of about 4,000 from Bhata, Garat Naal, Dooban, Tathri will be benefited with the construction of this important link road.

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Saroori also inspected other PMGSY projects under execution in Sidgi area of Tehsil Mugalmaidan. He said that on completion of this prestigious project a vast population of the area would be benefited. He asked the Tehsildar Mugalmaidan and Executive Engineer PMGSY Chatroo to monitor the ongoing PMGSY projects and ensure time bound completion of all the under execution projects for the benefit of the people of the area. He said he is giving focused attention to improve road networks particularly in far-off and remote areas.

During the tour, number of deputations met the MLA Inderwal and apprised him about the issues and problems confronting pertaining to their areas.

The problems which were highlighted included improvement in power supply, MGNREGA payment, compensation of PMGSY roads, Opening of new Sheep Husbandry centres in the areas and other day to day problems, Saroori gave patient hearing to all the deputations and assured them that their genuine demands and issues will be resolved on priority besides MGNREGA liability will be cleared at an earliest.

He also gave on spot directions to concerned authorities for early mitigation of certain issues.

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