SRINAGAR, May 16 : Vice Chairperson, J&K Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes Development Corporation, Balbir Ram Rattan, along with FA/CAO Mohammed Yaseen, chaired a district-wise review meeting on working of Corporation in Kashmir Division at Srinagar..
During the meeting, the main focus was given to review the progress of recovery of loan for the year 2017-18 against the fixed targets under different categories, status of new applicants and organizing awareness camps.
Divisional Manager, Kashmir and District Managers of Kashmir Division apprised the Vice Chairperson regarding steps taken by them and the amount recovered. The VC also reviewed the progress of loan advanced and number of beneficiaries under Direct Financing Scheme, Educational Loan Scheme, as well as Bank Tie-up Scheme, during the year 2017-18, against the allocated targets.
The Vice Chairperson expressed concern over shortfalls in achieving fixed target for the year 2017-18 and strictly directed Divisional Manager, and District Managers of Kashmir Division, to put more efforts to achieve their respective targets within one month time. He also directed District Manager, Bandipora, to visit Gurez and identify the deserving people for providing financial assistance, to set up their income generating ventures.
The Vice Chairperson stressed upon the officials to aware the people about education loan facility for meritorious students of reserved categories to pursue higher technical and professional courses.
Besides, district managers of Kashmir, the meeting was attended by Divisional Manager, Kashmir, Arshad Majid Bhat, Manager Projects, Mohd Iqbal Kataria, Manager Finance, Anil Gupta, Manager Recoveries, Kasturi Lal Bhagat, Statistician, Mohinder Paul and Accountant Division Office Kashmir, Babar Wani.