Mukhiyas should disseminate information on welfare schemes: DC

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Workshop on Swachhata Hi Seva organized at Michael John auditorium

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Jamshedpur, Sept 11: East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Ravi Shankar Shukla appealed to all Mukhiyas of the district to inform one and all about the benefits of various development and welfare schemes being run by the Central and state governments. He was addressing a gathering of Mukhiyas during the inauguration of a one-day workshop on Swachhata Hi Seva campaign organized for them at Michael John Auditorium, Bistupur.

Addressing the gathering, the DC said Prime Minister was going to inaugurate Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Pension Yojana in Ranchi tomorrow. Efforts should be put in to ensure that a maximum number of farmers get registered and benefit from this scheme, he said.

Shukla said the farmers could receive a monthly pension of Rs 3000 in their old age by just depositing a small amount every month. He said the government had started Mukhyamantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana with the view to empower the farmers of Jharkhand. So far, grants have been given to 1,25,000 farmers of the district for agricultural work. The second installment would be paid to them in September itself, he said.

The DC also appealed to the Mukhiyas to help the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana get Golden Cards issued in their names.

Other dignitaries present during the programme included Zila Parishad president Bulurani Singh and vice president Rajkumar Singh

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