Dy CM reviews progress of relief disbursement among DPs

JAMMU, SEP 13: Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the divisional and district administrations here to extend full cooperation to the displaced persons to enable them complete the formalities for entitlement of relief under Prime Minister’s Special Package.
Speaking at a joint meeting of senior functionaries and representatives of refugee organizations here today, he asked the concerned departments to adopt proactive approach to minimize the difficulties faced by the prospective beneficiaries in completing the requisite formalities. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr M K Bhandari, Deputy Commissioners and ACRs of Samba, Kathua and Jammu and other senior officers of concerned departments were present in the meeting.
The Dy CM was responding to the issues raised by the representatives about the problems faced by the DPs in the completion of formalities and preparation of requisite revenue documents.
Dr Singh said the government his highly sensitive to the problems and difficulties of DPs and is working for the mitigation of the same.
He further said the Ministry of Home Affairs has appointed a Nodal Officer to exclusively coordinate with the refugee people for redressing their day to day issues.
Dr Singh directed Divisional Commissioner to constitute a Committee of senior officers of district administrations of Jammu, Kathua, Samba and representatives of displaced persons of PoK refuges of 1947,1965 and 1971 to visit MHA and settle the issues of pending claims on account of land deficiency/enlistment of left out families etc.