In order to review the recovery status of Jammu District of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes & Backward Classes Development Corporation Limited, its Vice-Chairperson Balbir Ram Rattan, held a meeting with Divisional Manager, Ghulam Qadir Khatana, District Manager Joginder Paul Atri and other officials at his official Chamber at Jammu on Friday.
Divisional Manager, Ghulam Qadir Khatana, told that the offices in all the districts of Jammu Province are functioning properly and the staff posted there has been directed to focus more on recovery. He said that the number of loan cases under different categories are going up and hence it is imperative on part of the Corporation to ensure that the monthly instalments are received from the beneficiaries on time.
The Vice Chairperson was told that the District Jammu has recovered rupees27.26 lakh as repayment amount from the loanees during the last three months, who have availed the financial assistance from the Corporation under various target groups and are running small units in different areas of Jammu District. Its District Manager Joginder Paul Atri further brought into the notice of the Vice-Chairperson that extra manpower is required to accelerate the recovery. He also briefed that 72 fresh applications have been received from different categories of people for loan and same are under process.
Balbir Ram Rattan, while assuring the Divisional and District Managers to take up the issue of deputing more staff for making recoveries, said that the money given to the poor and needy unemployed people of SCs, STs, BCs, handicapped, Minorities and safai Karamchari categories need to be recovered on regular basis as the same would be further utilized for the benefit of other poor and needy unemployed people.
Corporation District Office Assistants Anil Harkar and Mulkh Raj also attended the meeting.