Panchayat Raj Divas celebrated in Budgam

Budgam, Apr 24: Department of Rural Development today organized ‘Gram Swaraj Sabba’ here in connection with Panchayat Raj Divas.
The day-long function was attended by a large gathering of people including job card holders, PMAY-G, SBM beneficiaries, officials, officers of the Department and other concerned.
While inaugurating the Sabba, ACD Budgam Fayaz Ahmad Parra highlighted the need for framing a socio-economic structure through people-friendly schemes introduced by the Department.
He said the schemes and projects devised for people’s welfare if utilized to their maximum can uplift socio-economic conditions of the concerned areas. Besides, it will create alternate employment opportunities for the deserving ones, he added.
Later, the ACD distributed job cards among 20 beneficiaries present on the occasion. A similar distribution of job cards was also carried out at all block headquarters, where concerned BDOs distributed them among the beneficiaries.