City Livelihood, encroachment free plans to be implemented in Jammu City: Mayor Jammu

TNN Bureau. Updated: 12/2/2022 1:38:39 PM

Jammu: To improve the livelihood of Jammu city and to make Jammu an encroachment free city, a robust grassroots level mechanism is required for Jammu City.

In this regard, a detailed City livelihood plan as well as steps taken for making Jammu City encroachment free city was discussed in the Executive Committee meeting held today under the Chairmanship of Mayor Jammu, Rajinder Sharma in the Conference Hall of Jammu Municipal Corporation.

The meeting was attended by the members of the Executive Committee of JMC, Commissioner JMC, concerned officers of JMC working on these proposals and officers from smart city.

Joint Commissioner (Revenue & Enforcement) presented a detailed plan envisaging a roadmap for implementation of these proposals on the ground so as to improve the City livelihood and remove the congestions from the Jammu City by way of removing encroachments from the different roads and to make roads / footpaths people friendly for smooth movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

While discussing the city livelihood plan, the Mayor Jammu stressed on promoting different capable, energetic and efficient Self Help Groups to manufacture quality products preferably local products and their marketing on a wider range.

“First, these SHGs are to be registered as per the norms of Govt. of J&K UT. Various polytechnics and ITIs are to be taken into confidence to train these SHGs. More initiatives are to be taken so that maximum benefits under different schemes are provided to the beneficiaries,” he said.

“Possibilities shall be explored for ward-wise SHGs. We have to identify different trades for these SHGs. Moreover, initiatives are needed to be taken with the different banks within the Jammu city for fixing a day with specified time for these beneficiaries,” he added and said a marketing plan shall also be formed.

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