CS reviews preparations to roll out Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

Task Forces to be constituted for efficient and speedy implementation

JAMMU: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam on the directions of the Lieutenant Governor, today chaired a meeting to review the preparations being put in place for prompt and efficient implementation of programmes under different pillars of Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan announced by the Prime Minister.
The meeting was informed that Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan is a special economic and comprehensive package of Rs 20 lakh crores, equivalent to 10% of India’s GDP, which was recently announced by the Union Government to cater to welfare of various sections including cottage industry, MSMEs, workers, middle class and industries, among others. These are aimed at driving the country’s push towards self reliance and speedy growth.
While discussing various components of the package, Chief Secretary impressed upon the officers to thoroughly evaluate the announcements and respective targets in the ambit of the pillars of the programme namely- Economy, Infrastructure, Governance Systems, Vibrant Demography and Demand.
To monitor the optimum utilization of resources, funds and time bound progress under various components of Atmanirbhar whilst ensuring convergence of different departments, Chief Secretary directed constitution of domain specific Task Forces to be headed by an Administrative Secretary for each one. He also enjoined calling a special meeting of the State Level Banker’s Committee (SLBC) to look into bank, agriculture and industry related matters of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, so that the welfare measures can benefit the needy in a timely manner.
Financial Commissioner, Finance Department, Principal Secretaries of Home Department, School Education Department, Agriculture Department, Revenue Department, Power Development Department, Social Welfare Department, Commissioner Secretaries of Forest, Ecology and Environment Department, Labour and Employment Department, Jal Shakti Department, Secretaries of Planning Development & Monitoring Department and Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department participated in the meeting.

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