Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Parvez Sajad Ganai, today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) to review the effective implementation of the Self-Help Group of Engineers scheme (April –August 2018) here.
Superintendent Engineer (Hydraulic-PHE/I&FC) Shopian, Chief Planning Officer, Chief Education Officer, Assistant Commissioner Development, Divisional Forest Officer, District Panchayati Officer, Assistant Director Employment, Technical Officer Mughal Road Division, Career Counselling Officer District Employment and Counselling Centre and representatives of Self-Help Group of Engineers participated in the meeting.
The meeting was informed that by ending August 2018, as many as 24 Self Help Groups of Engineers are registered with District Employment and Counselling Centre Shopian involving 99 Engineers.
It was given out that the Self-Help Groups have been allotted 31 works during the CFY involving the cost of Rs 145.33 lakh by PHE, R&B and Mughal Road Division Shopian.
Directions were passed that all the line departments shall necessarily comply with the set guidelines and strictly allot the works quota to SHGs without fail.
Further, the Chief Education Officer, Divisional Forest Officer and ACD Shopian were directed to work out the modalities and accommodate these SHG of Engineers while inviting tenders for the works to be executed from time to time.
Representatives of SHGs demanded that the release of payments should be prioritized in favor of them and their motivational level be sustained by providing them with the handholding support.
All the concerned stakeholders were directed by ADC to work with utmost zeal and dedication so that the cherished goal of providing gainful and dignified self- employment to the SHG engineers is achieved.