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Benefit of govt welfare schemes should reach beneficiary in time- CM

Says that banks should complete loan targets till Dec 15.

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has said that the banks should ensure that the benefit of government schemes is received by people in time and they are not forced to make rounds of the offices. He also directed that strict action should be taken against those who put unnecessary objection on the applications of loans. Dhami was presiding over a review meeting of self employment schemes at state secretariat on Tuesday. On a terse note he said that the loan targets of different schemes for the year should be completed before December 15. He said that the bankers and the officers of departments concerned should work in tandem to achieve target. The CM directed that the district magistrates should undertake weekly reviews of the loans given under different schemes. Dhami said that the people should be made aware about various welfare schemes of union and state governments and they should know about the loan available under these schemes. He suggested that the DMs and Bank officers should start a campaign and ensure that the problem associated with loans are solved on the spot in the special camps.

CM said that apart from completing targets till December 15, the officers should try to disburse more loans in the schemes where more applications are being received. In the meeting the CM directed the officers that the targets under the Mukhyamantri Swarojgar Yojana (MSY) should also be completed in time. He said that the DM concerned should do regular monitoring of the loans approved under the MSY. Dhami reviewed the progress of National Rural Livlihoods Mission (NRLM), Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Swarojgar Yojana, Home stay, special component plan, PM Mudra Yojana, National Urban Livlihoods Mission (NULM); stand up India, PM Swanidhi and MSY on the occasion.

The meeting was attended by the additional chief secretary Anand Bardhan, principal secretary L Fennai, Secretary Amit Singh Negi, Shailesh Bagoli, S Murugeshan and senior officers of state level bankers committee.  All DMs and other bankers were linked virtually in the meeting.

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