KV Correspondent

Labour department Pulwama distributes around 7 Cr among beneficiaries

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Pulwama: The Labour department in Pulwama has distributed around 7 Crore rupees among various beneficiaries under different schemes this year.
Giving details about the amount distributed this year Assistant Labour Commissioner Pulwama, Syed Zameer said that this year under different schemes of the department around 7 crore rupees have been distributed year so far.
He said under education assistance scheme, 3377 students got benefitted and accordingly Rs 2 crore 34 lakh and 18 thousand were distributed among them.
Pertinently, children of registered construction worker who are studying in class nursery to 5th gets Rs 2500 per annum, students studying in class 6th to 8th get Rs 3500 per annum, students studying in class 9th to 10th (Regular students) get Rs 4,500 per annum and students studying in class 11th to 12th (Regular students) get Rs 6000 per annum.
Similarly, under Graduate ( Regular students) get Rs 10,000 per annum and post Graduate (Regular students) get Rs 15,000 per annum.
Similarly, for Para medical courses and ITI diploma courses students get Rs 10,000 per annum, for 3 year engineering course students gets Rs 30,000 per annum and for professional technical degree regular student gets Rs 50,00 per annum.
“Rs 10 lakh, 29 thousand and four hundred eighty three rupees were distributed among 14 chronic patients,” he said, adding that Rs 51 lakh and 25 thousands were distributed among dependents/legal heirs of 25 labours under death compensation scheme.
“Under a scheme for disabled persons Rs one crore and 30 thousand were distributed among beneficiaries, he said, adding that Rs 55,000 were distributed among labours who had suffered injuries while working.
Besides, through building construction welfare board, under covid assistance of 1 thousand each was provided for four months and under this head the department provided Rs 3 crore, 10 lakh and 28 thousand among registered workers.
The Assistant Labour commissioner said that around 19 thousand labours are registered in this district with labour department and among them over 13 thousand are active and thousands of workers were registered with department but had not submitted fee from last few years were given an opportunity to activate their registration again and thousands availed the opportunity.
“We hired a vehicle along with loudspeaker system and carried out village to village announcements as people were given knowledge about different schemes of the government,” he said, adding that the response of people was very good.
High speed internet ban extended in JK except for two districts
Srinagar: The government on Friday extended ban on high speed internet services in all but two districts of Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the high voter turnout in recently concluded polls has not gone well with elements inimical to peace.
“The successful conduct of the recently concluded Panchavat elections which witnessed participation by political parties across the spectrum and large scale turnout, has not gone down well with elements inimical to public peace and tranquility as apparent from the multiple incidents of hurling of grenades by the (militants since the conclusion of the elections, targeting the civilians, police personnel/security forces the encounter with the security forces,” reads an order issued by the J&K Home Department.
The government said that there are credible inputs have been received about the presence of a large number of militants “who are try to infiltrate from across the border, as also evident from multiple instances of heavy firing shelling on the IB/ LOC to facilitate the same.”
It said the restrictions on high speed mobile internet connectivity have acted as an impediment to such attempts.
Subsequently the government ordered extension in the ban on high speed internet in all but Ganderbal and Udhampur district till January 8.
“The IsGP, Kashmir/Jammu shall communicate these directions to the service providers forthwith and ensure their implementation in letter and spirit.”

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