Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Pramod Kumar Mishra today chaired a high-level meeting to review the implementation of flagship schemes of the Central Government in all the Union Territories.
AIR Correspondent reports that Jammu & Kashmir Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam along with Secretaries of various departments participated in the meeting. Extensive deliberations were held to review the progress of 16 flagship schemes including One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC), PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, PM SVANidhi, PM formalization of micro food processing enterprises, among others. The Principal Secretary applauded the efforts of J&K Government to efficiently implement schemes like One Nation One Ration Card, PM SVANidhi, Ayushman Bharat, and PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises.
J&K has ensured universal digitization of ration cards, Aadhar seeding of beneficiaries, installation of ePoS devices at all fair price shops to ensure the bio-metric authenticated sale of subsidized ration, besides providing nation-wide portability services to the beneficiaries.
Further, under PM-JAY, J&K has empanelled 229 hospitals, besides augmenting the government health and wellness infrastructure to provide cashless healthcare to approximately 6 lakh eligible families covering approximately 27 lakh population.
Under PM SVANidhi, it was apprised that in Jammu and Kashmir a working capital loan up to Rs 10,000 is sanctioned within 16 days to the registered street vendor through the Housing & Urban Development Department.