JAMMU, Feb 23: Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi said that people have high hopes from the present Government and sole aim of the present Government is to fulfill the expectations of the people.
The Minister was speaking at an inaugural function of a Social Welfare Community Stitching Centre at Mohalla, Paharian.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said the Government has recently taken several reformative measures to facilitate the beneficiaries and called upon the concerned officers to adopt a pro-active approach in implementing the schemes so that the benefits of all welfare schemes reach to the deserving people only.
She added that the Social Welfare Department has the mandate to help the poorest of the poor and destitute and everyone has to work with missionary spirit to provide succor to these needy sections of the society.
She laid stress on improving the quality of delivery system on ground. The Minister asked the officers to work with extra zeal and dedication to provide best services to the people.
Priya Sethi highlighted various achievements of the Government in the various sectors including IIT, IIMC, FCI and implementation of welfare schemes including Beti Bacho Beti Padhao, National Pensioners Scheme, National Section Assistance Programme and Integrated Social Welfare Scheme to reach out the weaker sections of the society.
She said that it is also aim of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take innovative steps towards the development of weaker sections of the society and women in particular.
Later, the Minister distributed cheques among widows, students and pensioners under various welfare schemes like Beti Bacho Beti Padhao, National Pensioners Scheme, National Section Assistance Programme and Integrated Social Welfare Scheme.
MLA Rajesh Gupta also spoke on the occasion.
Political leaders Yudhvir Sethi, Baldev Billoria and concerned officers of the department were also present of the occasion.