Rajouri,August22: Deputy Commissioner,Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad today convened a meeting of the officers/Officials of social welfare department and ICDS to devise a mechanism for the re-scrutinization, Aadhaar linked payment mode for disbursement of pension to the beneficiaries under various schemes and bifurcation of the data under NSAP and ISSS.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Social Welfare Department is providing monthly pension to the beneficiaries in the State under two schemes i.e. National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) which is a blend of centre and state shares and Integrated social security schemes.
During the meeting the District Social welfare officer,Mohd Naseeb informed that in order to include the eligible left out beneficiaries under various schemes,the department has conducted 45 camps in the district. He further informed that during the camps,4283 forms have been received at tehsil Nowshera,3500 at kalakote,7000 at koteranka, 3600 at sunderbani,3735 at Thanamandi and 11300 forms have been received at Manjakote. He said that besides these camps a number of forms have also been received in the offices.He further informed that there are 36289 existing beneficiaries in the district who are availing the benefits of pensions under different schemes.DSWO informed that during re securitization of the forms 3810 applications have been rejected due to duplication. Regarding the Adhaar linking he informed that it is in progress and will be completed at the earliest.
While speaking during the meeting the DDC asked the officers of social welfare department to ensure that no single beneficiary is left out from the pension schemes.
The meeting was attended by the Chief Planning Officer, Shama-un Ahmed,District Social Welfare officer Mohd Naseeb,CDPO Manjakote,Rajouri,Darhal,kalakote and all the Tehsil social welfare officers.