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Sh. Balbir Ram Rattan takes up Corporation issues with Social Welfare Minister

To apprise the, concerned Minister of the issues related to the J&K Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes & Backward Classes Development Corporation Limited, its Vice-Chairperson. Balbir Ram Rattan, called upon the Social Welfare Minister, Sajjad Gani Lone, at his official residence at Srinagar and sought his kind intervention for resolving the long pending issues pertaining to the employees of the Corporation as well as those related to the poor and needy unemployed people who wants to avail financial assistance in the form of loam under reserved categories.

While taking up issues with the Minister, Balbir told him that there is an urgent need for constitution of the Board of Directors of. the Corporation as important decisions need approval of the Board for their implementation. He briefed the Minister that there is stagnation in promotions, the benefits of SRO-43 and pension after retirement have not been extended to the employees of the Corporation.

Balbir further told Sajjad Gani Lone that procedure for grant of loans is lengthly and time consuming which need to be simplified so that the loan aspirants are not made to suffer for long and deserving beneficiaries of the target groups are benefited. He maintained that the maximum issues would be resolved only after the Board is constituted.

The Minister assured the Vice-Chairperson that the genuine issues. as brought in to his notice. will be looked into sympathetically and that the process for constitution of the Board of Directors will be accelerated. so that the issues as observed by the Vice- Chairperson addressed soon.