DDC Anantnag reviews progress under district credit plan

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By Fast Kashmir on 20/12/2017.

DDC Anantnag reviews progress under district credit plan


Advance of Rs 285498 lakh pumped in different sectors

ANANTNAG, DEC 20: The District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik today chaired a review meeting of the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) for the 2nd quarter of 2017-18 with officers of line departments and bankers here at DC office.

On the occasion, the DDC was informed that by the end of September, 2017, Rs 386104 lakhs have been deposited out of which an advance of Rs 285498 lakhs has been made making the credit deposit ratio of 73.94%.

Under priority sector lending, a credit of Rs 544.67 crore has been extended in favour of 20581 beneficiaries against the target of Rs 1290 crore, thereby registering an achievement of 42%.

The meeting was informed that a total of 133 bank branches are operating in the district, besides 83 Banking Correspondents (BC), while as new bank branches have been established at Peer Takiya, HillarArhama and Khanabal. Meanwhile, the DDC directed the bankers to establish BCs wherever, required.

While reviewing the PMEGP scheme, the DDC directed the GM industries to ensure the sponsoring of cases to the banks as per the fixed targets.

The DDC also reviewed the performance under NRLM, NULM, DEDS, Handicrafts, Handloom, Agriculture, Education, Housing for all and other schemes.

Following the low intake of education loans, the DDC directed the LBM to ensure more awareness camps are organized in Higher Secondary School level so that students are able to avail the loans.

Under Stand-up India scheme, 8 cases have been sponsored in the district. The DDC appreciated the sponsoring under this scheme as this is meant for the downtrodden sections of the society viz. women, SC and ST beneficiaries under which a loan of Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 1 crore can be availed in manufacturing, services and trading sectors.

Meanwhile, the DDC instructed all the officers and bankers to work in synergy so that tangible improvements are witnessed at the ground level. He said that due to lack of awareness, people are not coming forward to avail benefits under different schemes. He also called for organising of camps at educational institutions so that students belonging to lower income families are able to avail loans in order to get the better education.

Reviewing the performance of schemes like Housing for All, Himayat, DEDS, NURM, Stand Up India and like, the DDC called for putting in extra efforts so that the benefits under these schemes can be reached to the people.

The meeting was attended by Programme Officer ICDS, General Manager, Industries, Chief Planning Officer, ACD, Chief Agriculture Officer, officers from other line departments- Social Welfare, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, KVIB, NURM, NULM, Lead Bank Manager, Director RSETI and representatives from different banks