Balbir meets Union Minister at New Delhi

JAMMU, APR 15: As Jammu and Kashmir Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes & Backward Classes Development Corporation Limited, is the channelizing agency of the National Level Apex Corporations under the Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, which provide funds for reserved categories to the tune of 85-90 percent (state’s share 5-10 per cent), the Vice Chairman of The Corporation, Balbir Ram Rattan, during his recent visit to the Union capital, met Union Minister Thaber Chand Gehlot at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi, wherein he handed over a booklet briefing the ten months work.
The booklet “Vice Chairperson at work” highlights welfare schemes for the unemployed people of the weaker sections, organizing of awareness camps to emphasize the Corporation schemes, VC having direct interactions with the unemployed members of the reserved categories like Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Safai Karamcharis, people with physical disabilities and those from National level Notified Minorities, besides holding official meetings from time to time and paying visits to the loaned units for physically verification in different districts in the state.
The four Apex Corporations at National Level which comes under the Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and provides funds to the J&K SC, ST, BC Development Corporation as their channelizing agency are National Scheduled Castes Finance & Development Corporation (NSFDC), National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation, (NBCFDC), National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation (NHFDC) and National Safai Karamchari Finance & Development Corporation (NSKFDC). Two other Apex Corporations for Scheduled Tribes and Minorities comes under the Union Ministries of Tribal and Minorities Affairs respectively.