Thursday, August 18, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Officials asked to ensure implementation of SC/ST welfare schemes

Officials asked to ensure implementation of SC/ST welfare schemes
TNN | Aug 17, 2011, 10.30PM IST

VARANASI: The director of National Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Tribes, R D Chandrahas, held a meeting on Wednesday to review
implementation of welfare schemes for SC/ST at Vikas Bhawan.

He asked the officials to ensure that benefits of welfare schemes
reach the right beneficiaries.
The district supply officer was instructed to ensure no interference
of middlemen in the operation of PDS shops allotted to SC/ST people.
Strict action would be taken if such practice is detected, he warned.

Taking note of slow progress in the disposal of matters related to
SC/ST people, he asked the incharges of Shivpur and Cholapur police
stations to dispose off such matters within a month.

The social welfare officer was asked for timely distribution of
scholarships and pensions to the beneficiaries. For the repairing of
SC/ST hostel at Baragaon, he instructed the social welfare officer to
take the matter on priority after the release of funds. For this
purpose, a proposal of Rs 96 lakh was sent to the government.

The chief medical officer was asked to ensure adequate availability of
medicines at the community and primary health centres. He asked the
forest officials to give priority to SC/ST labourers in various works.
The meeting was attended by chief development officer and other

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