Srinagar, Aug 8: Amod K Kant, Member Coordinator NITI Aayog – Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Standing Committee, accompanied by Rakesh Ranjan, Joint Secretary, NITI Aayog, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.
Kant informed Governor about a number of issues relating to the implementation of various State and Central Government welfare schemes in J&K and how a larger role to be played by the CSOs could be beneficial not only in generating a widespread awareness of these schemes but also enable the targeted groups being able to avail full benefits available under the welfare schemes.
Governor highlighted the special concerns of Jammu and Kashmir, particularly in the context of the very large resource gap in funding the annual plans and the need for long-term planning for securing balanced growth and development of the State. In this context Governor lauded the role being played by NGOs in various sectors and hoped that, in the obtaining environment in the State, the CSOs in J&K would be able to play a truly significant role in development schemes and welfare programmes being implemented/ delivered with much higher success.