The Jammu Divisional Administration directed to identify the left out beneficiaries under Prime Minister’s Rehabilitation package for West Pakistani Refugees and the Displaced persons.
Chairing a meeting here Divisional Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langer discussed the issues related to West Pakistani Refugees and Displaced persons (DP) of 1947, 1965 and 1971 in a meeting and asked the Deputy Commissioners expedite the process of identification of left out families in their respective districts.
“Submit all completed cases to his office for providing relief assistance to WPR and displaced persons families under the Prime Minister Development Package/ One time settlement scheme,” he directed.
The Divisional Commissioner said that the Lieutenant Governor has issued directions for organizing village level camps to receive the applications of eligible beneficiaries and settle the pending claims of West Pakistani Refugees/ Displaced Persons of 1965, 1971, 1947.
He also directed the DCs to comply with the directions of office of the Lieutenant Governor and expedite the process for providing claim assistance to the beneficiaries.
The Deputy Commissioners apprised him about the total number of WPRs and DPs families in their district, number of applications received, number of applications approved and recommended for relief assistance.
The DCs further informed that the process of verification of claimant families is in progress.
Mr Langer issued instructions to the PRO to organize special door to door campaigns to inform beneficiaries and receive applications of claims to ensure that no beneficiary is left out and also to update departmental websites.