TAD to open Vandhan Kendras in all District of J&K UT
Srinagar: The Tribal Affairs Department (TAD) on Monday conducted a day long awareness camp cum training programme at DIET District Head Quarter Kulgam.
The camp was attended by DDC Chairman Mohammad Afzal Parray, DDC Members of Home Shalibugh, Noorabad and Chawalgam besides Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kulgam Showket Ahmad, Nodal Officer, Coordinator TAD Javaid Ahmad Parray, CEO Kulgam Mohammad Ashraf and Warden G&B/ST Hostel Kulgam Nayeema Malik.
Speaking on the occasion, the coordinator said that the Department will launch a mass awareness drive related to developmental, educational and other allied activities in all Sub-District, Block and Tehsil Level across all districts of J&K.
He informed the participants that the main aim for conducting these kinds of awareness camps is to educate the general public particularly the Scheduled Tribe community about the different developmental and other allied schemes so that the beneficiaries are able to reap their benefits.
The coordinator said that TAD has introduced and expanded the network of various Developmental Schemes for the Welfare of the ST community throughout the UT of J&K.
He stated that such a type of awareness camps cum training programme will cover the major population of ST students who are unaware about the different Scholarship Schemes being implemented by the department.
He stressed ZEOs, HoIs and INOs of District Kulgam to take serious steps towards achieving 100 targets for these schemes.
He further requested the participants that by or before 20th December, 2022 there should be 100percent coverage of ST students which is 20-25percent at present.