The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla today chaired the quarterly District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting with all leading banks of the district to review the progress credit lending and activities being taken up under RSETI.
The credit plan for the district was also reviewed at length on the occasion.
At the outset, Dr Singla announced that the block level task force setup by the District Administration had successfully identified 2000 unemployed youth after much deliberation. While the task forces received thousands of proposals for setting up self-employment initiatives, after thorough discussion, 2000 such proposals had been shortlisted.
He informed that the exercise was carried out under the ambit of Be-Rozgar Se Swarozgar initiative of the Govt. of UT of Jammu and Kashmir. He directed all the banks to ensure that the cases are vetted on a war footing basis and credit disbursed to the sanctioned cases without any delay.
Speaking on the occasion, Director RSETI, Anantnag informed the chair that 53 candidates have been trained by RSETI in the preceding months and of these, 28 have already established business units. With regard to financial literacy and credit counseling centers, since August, 3 permanent centers have been established in Sagam, Chittergul and Srigufwara and will spread financial awareness in the adjoining areas.