There is a complete focus of J&K administration for the implementation of different schemes in rural areas.
Recently Secretary, Rural Development Department (RDD) and Panchayati Raj, conducted a detailed interaction with the heads of department to discuss action plan for rural development and citizen empowerment through various initiatives and schemes in the Union Territory. Detailed presentations were made by the HoDs about performance under various schemes, issues therein and interventions required.
During the review Director General, Rural Sanitation Anoo Malhotra made a presentation about the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission- Grameen in the UT, including flagship initiatives and interventions. It was informed that under the Solid Waste Management Plan (SWM) 5979 villages have been covered while under the Greywater Management (GWM) 3009 villages have been covered. Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development Department is also endeavouring for Republic Tableau on the Swachhata mission.
Mission Director, Rural Livelihood Mission Indu Kanwal Chib made a presentation informing that the program is being implemented in 285 blocks across 20 districts, under which rural households have been mobilised into 87,563 SHGs, 6046 Vos and 538 Cluster Level Federations. Rs 422.39 Cr capitalization has been provided to the community-based organisation. She elaborated on the plan to expand the SHGs footprints into service sector and commodity trade.