With focus on rural development, J&K administration is trying to create job opportunities for the unemployed people by distribution of job cards.
Recently reviewed performance & functioning of several departments including Horticulture and Rural Development Department with respect to completion of projects, implementation of schemes, deliverables and achievements.
At the meeting, Div Com exhorted ACDs & ACPs of RDD to streamline the demand of work by job card holders with equal ratio of work done to remove the pilferage of loss of money.
He impressed on them to do more regarding execution of works as it is labour intensive and beneficial to poor labours and developmental front.
He directed them to use abandoned government buildings, particularly School buildings as accommodation for RDD, DDC & BDC offices.
He was instructed to conduct programmes under the Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign at village level and upload the photos of the events.
He laid focus on value addition of horticulture produce which he termed a fundamental requirement to increase employment generation and enhance income.
He stressed on the introduction of food processing courses in colleges to open the scope of employment in the horticulture sector.