Udhampur: An awareness cum cheque distribution camp was organized by Labour Department Udhampur.
District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar was the chief guest who distributed the cheques among the beneficiaries on the occasion.
During the camp, a total amount of Rs.60,59,500 was distributed wherein 38 cheques amounting Rs: 9,06,000 was distributed among 38 beneficiaries , also invoices of Rs: 51,53,500 were handed over by Deputy Commissioner, for following DBT process to transfer money directly into the account of 664 beneficiaries.
While speaking on the occasion, DDC appreciated the efforts of Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board and Labour Department for raising awareness about social security schemes for labourers. He called upon the people to come forward to avail the schemes special meant for upliftment of the labour class.
While addressing the gathering ALC Udhampur, Arti Bhardwaj answered the queries raised by the labourers.
Among others, senior officials of concerned departments besides large number of labourers were present on the occasions.