Panel reviews functioning of Social Welfare Department

JAMMU: A meeting of Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-II) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held here today under the Chairmanship of Ramesh Arora to review the overall functioning of the Social Welfare Department (SWD).
Legislators, Showkat Hussain Ganaie and Firdous Ahmad Tak were present in the meeting and shared their views with the officers of Social Welfare Department for further improving its department.
Secretary, Social Welfare, Sajad Ahmad Khan briefed the Committee about the activities of the department and number of fresh cases regarding pension, relief and other schemes operated by the Social Welfare Department besides how many cases are pending in the department.
It also briefed the Committee about details of budget allocation with expenditure for the last four years. It also briefed about what steps have been taken to bring awareness among the masses about the schemes launched by the Social Welfare Department.