1720 persons getting pension from SWD in Devsar constituency: Sajjad Lone
JAMMU, JAN 15: Minister for Social Welfare, Sajjad Ahmed Lone informed the Legislative Assembly that Department of Social Welfare is providing pension to 1610 persons under different welfare schemes in Devsar constituency.
He said 110 eligible persons were also provided benefit under State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) in the Constituency, said the Minister.
The Minister was replying to a Question by Mohammad Amin Bhat in the House.
Sports infra projects approved for all districts under SPDSI: Ansari
Minister for Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Government of India has approved construction of Multipurpose Indoor Sports Halls in all 22 districts of State.
He said the projects have been sanctioned under Special Package for Development of Sports Infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir.
Replying to a Question by Dr. Devinder Kukmar Manyal regarding the status of Multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall at Samba, the Minister said that work on the project was apace and is likely to complete in 12 months.
He further informed that under Khelo India, the State Government has sent a proposal for 31 projects to the Centre for funding.
Responding to supplementary questions of Neelam Langeh, Sheikh Jabbar, Rajesh Gupta and Javed Rana, the Minister said that Government is committed to upgrade the sports infrastructure across the State to promote the sports culture and all the proposed projects would be completed expeditiously.