Asks Science & Technology Deptt to provide solar lights to all un-electrified tribal hamlets
Jammu Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 17: Minister for CA&PD and Tribal Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today exhorted upon the executing agencies for effective implementation and judicious utilisation of funds under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) with a vision to build a robust institutional mechanism to ensure integrated development of tribals.
The Minister called for convergence of various centrally sponsored schemes with outcome-oriented approach to bring the targeted sections at par with the mainstream.
Secretary CA&PD Sourabh Bhagat, Secretary Animal and Sheep Husbandry Satish Nehru, Secretary Tribal Affairs Ali Raza, Director Rural Development Tasaduq Jeelani, Director Tribal Affairs besides senior officers of School Education and General Administration Departments were among in the meeting.
Minister directed Secretary Science and Technology to identify un-electrified tribal hamlets in remote and hilly areas and provide solar lights to these areas on priority under Jammu Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JKEDA) scheme.