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Complete Digitization of Masavis, Maps by Dec 31: DC Sehrish directs Officers

Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar | The Dispatch
Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar | The Dispatch

Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar while discussing the Digitization of Land Records on Thursday directed the concerned authorities to complete the process of Digitization of Masavis (Maps) in the district by the end of this month besides rectification of digitized land Records.

In order to review the progress achieved on the Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme (DILRMP), the DC chaired a meeting of concerned Officers of Revenue Department at meeting hall of DC Office.

At the outset, the DC took a detailed review of the computerization of Land Records including digitization of Jamabandies, authentication of Jamabandies, quality check of scanned data, implementation of Online Services, DPR for upgrading Tehsil Offices/ Patwar Khanas and other related matters.

She also exhorted upon the departments to all-together implement the online services for the ease of the general public.

It was also given out that the process of generating Land Passbooks should be completed for its timely distribution among the beneficiaries.

Regarding online services, the DC asked the officers to ensure effective, efficient and prompt implementation of Public Services Guarantee Act.

She directed them to work with added zeal and missionary approach to ensure hassle free public services delivery system and time bound redressal of online grievances of the people.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore, Parvaiz Sajad; Assistant Commissioner Revenue Baramulla, Peerzada Mumtaz Ahmad; Tehsildars besides officials of the concerned departments were present in the meeting.

Inaugurated Sanitary Napkin Production Unit
Meanwhile, The Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM) in collaboration with Vatsalya Foundation, a Non Government Organisation Baramulla established a Sanitary Napkin manufacturing unit at Fathepora Baramulla and unit was inaugurated by DC Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar.

During the inauguration, CEO Vatsalya Foundation and team of JKRLM, SHG members were also present.
On the occasion, the Self Help Groups (SHGs) members were trained for successful running of the unit.

Pertinently, the good thing in the sanitary Napkin manufacturing unit is that the material used is eco friendly (Biodegradable) and its cost is also low as compared to the others.

In order to support the manufacturing unit, 50 schools were identified by education department Baramulla where Vatsalya Foundation will provide incinerators and vending machines and the unit will supply the sanitary Napkins to these schools.

Similarly, to provide first hand training 100 teachers (Female only) were provided training at Boys Higher Secondary School Baramulla.

After inauguration of the unit, the DC said that this project will simultaneously help in spreading awareness on the benefits of adopting hygienic practices and overcoming problems of availability and affordability of sanitary napkins to women in the area.

She further said that this is a much needed initiative that will help serve a key area of women’s health, and therefore will be of immense benefit to the overall community.


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