Advisor inaugurates Marketing Exhibition-Cum-Mega Sale of unit holders of J&K SC, ST, BC Corp

Advisor to LG, RR Bhatnagar giving sanction letter to a beneficiary in Jammu.
Advisor to LG, RR Bhatnagar giving sanction letter to a beneficiary in Jammu.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Dec 26: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today inaugurated Marketing Exhibition-Cum-Mega Sale of products and handicrafts of entrepreneurs and unit holders sponsored by J&K SC, ST& BC Development Corporation at Jammu Haat here.
Addressing the gathering of large number of unit holders and beneficiaries, Advisor Bhatnagar said that the LG’s Administration is committed towards the upliftment of weaker sections of the society and on from last three years significant initiatives have been launched for the SCs, STs and OBCs across Jammu and Kashmir. He added that more than 36 crores of assistance amount has been disbursed by the corporation this year which reflects the intentions of Administration towards their welfare.
He further said that the Corporation has also simplified the procedure of obtaining government assistance and online mode of service delivery has been established across UT for the benefit of common citizens. He enjoined upon the management of corporation to maintain coordination with other departments so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are facilitated and provided timely benefits.
Calling upon the officers of Corporation for rigorous awareness campaigns, Advisor Bhatnagar asked them to target the locals form the grassroots level and make them aware about different Government beneficiary schemes. He asked them to organise awareness camps in coordination with PRIs so that the required target group is benefitted.
Highlighting about the various interventions of Government for upliftment of weaker sections of society, Advisor Bhatnagar maintained that UT is marching towards the economic prosperity and development and from the last several years that development and change is reflected on the ground. “Opportunities like today were never before here and everyone should take due benefits of it”, said Advisor Bhatnagar.
The Advisor further asked the management of corporation to establish feedback mechanism for beneficiaries so that they can put their views before the administration. He also asked them to organise training and handholding workshops for the unit holders in new technologies and techniques emerging in this sector.
During the sidelines of the workshop, Advisor Bhatnagar also distributed sanction letters among the 20′ beneficiaries for an amount of Rs.1.35 crore.
The Advisor inspected all the stalls set-up by the beneficiaries and interacted with individual beneficiary, who come across from the U.T. of Jammu & Kashmir & U.T. of Ladakh to display and sale their products which they have made with the loan assistance provided by the Corporation.
In her address, Managing Director of the Corporation, Ulfat Jabeen, presented details of achievements made by the Corporation
Besides a large gathering of unit holders, Additional District Dev. Commissioner, Jammu, Managing Director, SICOP, senior officers from other Departments and Corporation were also present on the occasion.