Secretary CAPD reviews implementation of DBTL Scheme

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 3: Secretary CA&PD, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is the chairman of State Oversight Committee on implementation of DBTL Scheme, today took detailed review of Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme with all the Deputy Commissioners through video conferencing.
Deputy Director General, UIDAI Regional Office, Chandigarh also joined through video conferencing and briefed about the DBTL Scheme .Mr Khan held threadbare discussions with all the stakeholders including Deputy Commissioners, District Lead Bank Managers, Officers of Census Department and OMCs.
The Secretary was informed that about 50% LPG consumers have filed their documents under DBTL Scheme and have become Cash Transfer Compliant (CTC). There are mostly bank based CTC customers and Aadhaar linkage with the LPG Consumer Database is still insignificant.
Director Census, J&K, C. S. Sapru, gave figures of Aadhaar generated in the State and informed that the generated Aadhaar numbers can be fed into LPG database of the consumers. He further requested that the micro plan for Rajouri and Poonch districts for taking up work of capturing biometrics for Aadhaar may be given by Deputy Commissioners so that machines for capturing biometric can be sent to these districts for creating Aadhaar numbers.
State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) of J&K Bank informed that J&K Grameen Bank has been made DBTL Scheme Compliant and LPG consumers having given Nos and IFSC code of J&K Grameen Bank can be made CTC by the bank.
Deputy Director General, UIDAI stated that e-Aadhaar facility has been extended to all the LPG distributors and they can feed Aadhaar number into the database of the LPG consumers.
Secretary directed ADDC Kishtwar to divide the far flung areas of Marwah, Warwan and Dacchan in Zones and concerned SDMs or Tehsildars may be made Zonal Incharge for implementation of the Scheme. He exhorted all the Deputy Commissioners and other stakeholders to ensure covering 80% of consumers under the DBTL Scheme by February 25, 2015.
He emphasized upon LPG distributors and banks, which are at the cutting edge of the implementation of the Scheme to mobilize their resources for implementation of the Scheme in letter and spirit. He further directed the Deputy Commissioners and other stakeholders to launch information and publicity campaign to generate awareness among the people about the scheme to achieve 100% targets under the scheme by 1st week of March, 2015.


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