Chief Secretary, B B Vyas, Friday chaired a video conference with DCs to review the to-date performance of the State under the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, a special multi-departmental and multi-sectoral initiative launched on 14 April 2018 for achieving saturation under seven pro-poor programmes of Government of India.
Chief Secretary also discussed the plan of action in regard to achieving 100% saturation under the financial inclusion schemes including PM Jan-Dhan Yojana, PM Jeevan-Jyoti Bima Yojana and PM Suraksha Bima Yojana.Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary (Coordination), Resident Commission, J&K Government, New Delhi, Mandeep Kaur, Nodal Officer for J&K, Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, GoI, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and other senior officers participated in the video conference.
Appreciating the performance of DCs and other stakeholders in the implementation of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, the Chief Secretary stressed on the district administration and the banking institutions to ensure 100% saturation of Financial Inclusion schemes. He directed for deploying special teams to the villages for the purpose comprising government and bank officials on 5th May 2018.
“Coordinate with bank branch managers, deploy teams to every select village and organize special camps to achieve 100% saturation of Financial Inclusion Schemes,” the Chief Secretary asked DCs.