‘Stay away from agent system’

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Rs 36.20 lakh assistance provided to beneficiaries by Labour dept in Udhampur

UDHAMPUR: Assistant Labour Commissioner, Udhampur, Arti Bhardwaj on Thursday advised laboures to “stay away from the agent system”.
She was responding to the queries raised by labourers present at a camp organised here.
According to an official handout, the labour department has benefitted 470 eligible beneficiaries (labourers) by providing them Rs 36.20 lakh financial aid including educational assistance for their wards.
An amount Rs 33,95,000 was given to 441 beneficiaries of district Udhampur through DBT by transferring money directly into the beneficiaries account, while cheques worth Rs 2.25 Lakh were presented to 29 beneficiaries at their doorsteps during an awareness-cum-cheque distribution camp at Tehsil Majalta, here, the labour department handout stated.