SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the Pensioners Sammelan and interacted with Pension beneficiaries at Jammu on Thursday.

In his address, LG Sinha said that 63,919 beneficiaries in old-age, widow’s and Divyang categories, have been covered under the Integrated Social Security Scheme a DIPR statement issued to press said.

“Our goal is to ensure social security net for all and better living standard to every citizen. Every section of society is getting benefits of Central and UT Schemes without discrimination,” the Lt Governor said.

He reiterated the commitment of the JK Administration to empower common man and bring the deprived sections of society into developmental mainstream.

We are marching ahead with the aim of progress, prosperity and quality life for all. The administration has ensured more rights and resources for poor, marginalised and vulnerable, the Lt Governor said.

At the Pensioners Sammelan, the Lt Governor shared various Social Welfare initiatives of the government.

The Lt Governor observed that the administration has taken all decisions without fear and favour in the interest of the poor and the deprived. “Saturation of several schemes highlights impressive manifestation of proper execution of programmes.”

The Lt Governor called for collective efforts from public representatives, officials and civil society members to connect all eligible beneficiaries with social security schemes and bring meaningful change in their lives.

On the occasion, the Lt Governor handed over scooties, sanction letters and other benefits to the beneficiaries.


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