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In order to promote door to door digital banking and financial services in remote areas of the Union Territory, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched the mission ‘One Gram Panchayat-One Digi-Pay Sakhi’ in the UT at Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute here today. launched. Pampore.

Initially, DIGI-Pay facility will be provided in 2000 remote villages of the Union Territory and in the first phase, 80 women from Self Help Groups of Jammu and Kashmir Division have been selected as DIGI-Pay Sakhis.

On the occasion, Lt Governor distributed 80 Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEP) among DIGI-Pay Sakhis under JKRLM. He also inaugurated a one week training program for Krishi Sakhis and Pashu Sakhis on sustainable agriculture and livestock management.

Describing the social and economic independence of Nari Shakti as the cornerstone of any nation’s progress, the Lieutenant Governor said that the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has launched a mass movement for the socio-economic upliftment of women throughout the Union Territory.

“These three new initiatives of Digi-Pay, Krishi, and Pashu Sakhi, among many other programs of women empowerment like Hausla, Tejaswini, Udemy, Rise Together, in empowering women and making them key partners in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Will intensify the efforts of the government. Vikas Yatra”, he said.

The Lt Governor underlined that DIGI-Pay Sakhi has pioneered financial inclusion within the Self Help Group (SHG) ecosystem of the UT, making the far-flung areas much needed financial access points with greater transparency.

The Lt Governor said that apart from depositing money, the rural population can also avail additional banking and financial services such as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana, registration of Kisan Credit Card etc.

The Lt Governor underlined that it was due to the visionary efforts of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi ji that the vast marginalized section of the population of our country was connected to the formal financial system through JAM- Jan Dhan, Aadhar and K Trinity . mobile.

We are following the ideals of Hon’ble Prime Minister and creating new avenues to take banking services to the doorsteps of the people. The Lt Governor said that continuous efforts to achieve financial inclusion have empowered the underprivileged sections by providing financial assistance, benefits of PM-Kisan, increase in wages under MGNREGA.

Highlighting the contribution of women in the rural informal sector, the Lt Governor said that initiatives like Krishi Sakhi and Pashu Sakhi would go a long way in empowering our women in agriculture and allied sector.

Stating that the development of a family, society, region, country, world and humanity is incomplete without women empowerment, the Lt Governor said that the Union Territory Administration is taking several important steps to transform the lives of the women of Jammu and Kashmir. , especially by involving people living in rural areas in beneficial livelihood interventions.

The Lieutenant Governor also announced that the first of its kind, Mahila Industrial Estate would come up in Udhampur Industrial Estate, which would further strengthen the women entrepreneur ecosystem in Jammu and Kashmir.

With the increase in female literacy rate; Providing access to quality education; He said that by encouraging more and more women to become entrepreneurs and providing financial assistance for the upliftment of women, J&K is setting an example in the matter of women empowerment.

The Lt Governor also made a special mention to the women of the Union Territory who are inspiring others and appreciated their contribution in building a developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir.

Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor directed Rural Livelihood Mission, J&K to train DIGI-PE Sakhis in 360° Financial Services Training courses conducted by BSE in J&K.

On 15 August, the country celebrated its 75th Independence Day with great pomp. Now, the golden opportunity of the next 25 years is before us for the centenary celebrations of independence and we must strengthen our resolve to establish an egalitarian society without gender discrimination; To give women their due rights in the society, asserted the Lieutenant Governor.

He said that the way new consciousness has come in the society, in the same way the goal of socio-economic independence of women can be achieved.

Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, speaking on the occasion, highlighted the government’s vision for women empowerment in Jammu and Kashmir. He listed out various initiatives and efforts made by the Union Territory Administration in that direction.

He urged Digipay Sakhis to spread awareness among rural women to take maximum benefit of various Central and UT schemes. He said that Digi-Pay Sakhis would play an important role in giving wings to the dreams of rural women to become independent and progressive women.

Earlier, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asghar, Mission Director, JKRLM made a detailed presentation on the goals and plan to empower Krishi Sakhis, Pashu Sakhis and DIGI-PE Sakhis. He said that under the Umeed scheme, rural women are being empowered and many other women are also becoming entrepreneurs by showing the way.

Mr. Reyaz Ahmed Begh, Additional Mission Director, JKRLM proposed vote of thanks.

Wealth. Bipul Pathak, Principal Secretary to the Government, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department; Wealth. Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor; Wealth. Pandurang K Pol, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir; Wealth. On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Bashir-ul-Haq Choudhary, besides a large number of SHG members were present.

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Lt Governor Manoj Sinha meets delegation of Sikh community

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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that no one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country and the government will not deal strictly with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the path of peace. Will hesitate Union Territory.

Speaking at the ‘Pedal for Peace’ event organized by JK Police here, the LG also said that the time is over when efforts were made to buy peace in JK and the administration is now with the sole aim of establishing peace in the UT. Works. .

No one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country. We want peace and brotherhood, but we will not hesitate to sternly deal with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the way of peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Appreciating the sacrifice of J&K Police, Sinha said that important milestones, institutions or roads in the Union Territory would be named after police personnel or other forces who laid down their lives for the country.

“The concerned committee has taken the decision and the process will start from September 30. There cannot be a better way to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their blood to save Jammu and Kashmir and the country. Many people have sacrificed their lives and I assure that the government will take care of health, education and basic facilities of their families and children.

Sinha said that it is true that the situation has changed in the Union Territory, but there has also been a major change in the policy.
“There was a time when efforts were made to buy peace, but, I think, that time is over now and everyone should understand that this administration serves the sole purpose of establishing peace and civil administration. And both the police are working on this policy. This is a huge difference which has happened in the recent past,” he said.

The LG said that the JK Police has worked to protect the peace and sovereignty of the country and has carried out its duty towards the nation along with other associates of JK in spite of various difficulties.
“I thank you for your sacrifice and for being alert to maintain internal security,” he said.
He said that the way Jammu and Kashmir Police is working with restraint and courage and with love for the motherland, it is commendable.
“Maintaining law and order, fighting terrorism and working for the interests of the people is not an easy task,” he said.
Sinha said that the JK Police is also fighting substance abuse and trying to bring in the mainstream the youth who use drugs.
“I appeal to the youth to stay away from it and channelize their energies into doing something good for themselves, their families, society and Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Referring to the spike in COVID-19 cases in Srinagar, Sinha appealed to the people to follow the guidelines and get vaccinated.
“Today, we see that 50 per cent of the total COVID-19 positive cases are coming from Srinagar. I… request the people of Srinagar to follow the SOP, otherwise we will go back to where we were last year,” the LG said.

Sinha said that sporting events have the power to bring about a lot more change than any other event and J&K is spending more on sports than other states.

“We are spending twice the amount we spend on sports in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh. Our budget on sports and education for a population of 1.25 crore is just Rs 75 crore less than Maharashtra, which has a population of 12 crore.
“Therefore, we are spending more on sports and education as compared to other states. Our sports infrastructure is second to none. We have one stadium and one indoor stadium in every district and I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this.

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Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that no one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country and the government will not deal strictly with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the path of peace. Will hesitate Union Territory.

Speaking at the ‘Pedal for Peace’ event organized by JK Police here, the LG also said that the time is over when efforts were made to buy peace in JK and the administration is now with the sole aim of establishing peace in the UT. Works. .

No one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country. We want peace and brotherhood, but we will not hesitate to sternly deal with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the way of peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Appreciating the sacrifice of J&K Police, Sinha said that important milestones, institutions or roads in the Union Territory would be named after police personnel or other forces who laid down their lives for the country.

“The concerned committee has taken the decision and the process will start from September 30. There cannot be a better way to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their blood to save Jammu and Kashmir and the country. Many people have sacrificed their lives and I assure that the government will take care of health, education and basic facilities of their families and children.

Sinha said that it is true that the situation has changed in the Union Territory, but there has also been a major change in the policy.
“There was a time when efforts were made to buy peace, but, I think, that time is over now and everyone should understand that this administration serves the sole purpose of establishing peace and civil administration. And both the police are working on this policy. This is a huge difference which has happened in the recent past,” he said.

The LG said that the JK Police has worked to protect the peace and sovereignty of the country and has carried out its duty towards the nation along with other associates of JK in spite of various difficulties.
“I thank you for your sacrifice and for being alert to maintain internal security,” he said.
He said that the way Jammu and Kashmir Police is working with restraint and courage and with love for the motherland, it is commendable.
“Maintaining law and order, fighting terrorism and working for the interests of the people is not an easy task,” he said.
Sinha said that the JK Police is also fighting substance abuse and trying to bring in the mainstream the youth who use drugs.
“I appeal to the youth to stay away from it and channelize their energies into doing something good for themselves, their families, society and Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Referring to the spike in COVID-19 cases in Srinagar, Sinha appealed to the people to follow the guidelines and get vaccinated.
“Today, we see that 50 per cent of the total COVID-19 positive cases are coming from Srinagar. I… request the people of Srinagar to follow the SOP, otherwise we will go back to where we were last year,” the LG said.

Sinha said that sporting events have the power to bring about a lot more change than any other event and J&K is spending more on sports than other states.

“We are spending twice the amount we spend on sports in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh. Our budget on sports and education for a population of 1.25 crore is just Rs 75 crore less than Maharashtra, which has a population of 12 crore.
“Therefore, we are spending more on sports and education as compared to other states. Our sports infrastructure is second to none. We have one stadium and one indoor stadium in every district and I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this.

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Will not hesitate to deal strictly with those involved in anti-national activities: LG Sinha

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JK is trying to promote Sanskrit as per the recommendations of the new education policy

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that no one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country and the government will not deal strictly with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the path of peace. Will hesitate Union Territory.

Speaking at the ‘Pedal for Peace’ event organized by JK Police here, the LG also said that the time is over when efforts were made to buy peace in JK and the administration is now with the sole aim of establishing peace in the UT. Works. .

No one will be allowed to harm the unity and sovereignty of the country. We want peace and brotherhood, but we will not hesitate to sternly deal with those involved in anti-national activities or creating obstacles in the way of peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Appreciating the sacrifice of J&K Police, Sinha said that important milestones, institutions or roads in the Union Territory would be named after police personnel or other forces who laid down their lives for the country.

“The concerned committee has taken the decision and the process will start from September 30. There cannot be a better way to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their blood to save Jammu and Kashmir and the country. Many people have sacrificed their lives and I assure that the government will take care of health, education and basic facilities of their families and children.

Sinha said that it is true that the situation has changed in the Union Territory, but there has also been a major change in the policy.
“There was a time when efforts were made to buy peace, but, I think, that time is over now and everyone should understand that this administration serves the sole purpose of establishing peace and civil administration. And both the police are working on this policy. This is a huge difference which has happened in the recent past,” he said.

The LG said that the JK Police has worked to protect the peace and sovereignty of the country and has carried out its duty towards the nation along with other associates of JK in spite of various difficulties.
“I thank you for your sacrifice and for being alert to maintain internal security,” he said.
He said that the way Jammu and Kashmir Police is working with restraint and courage and with love for the motherland, it is commendable.
“Maintaining law and order, fighting terrorism and working for the interests of the people is not an easy task,” he said.
Sinha said that the JK Police is also fighting substance abuse and trying to bring in the mainstream the youth who use drugs.
“I appeal to the youth to stay away from it and channelize their energies into doing something good for themselves, their families, society and Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
Referring to the spike in COVID-19 cases in Srinagar, Sinha appealed to the people to follow the guidelines and get vaccinated.
“Today, we see that 50 per cent of the total COVID-19 positive cases are coming from Srinagar. I… request the people of Srinagar to follow the SOP, otherwise we will go back to where we were last year,” the LG said.

Sinha said that sporting events have the power to bring about a lot more change than any other event and J&K is spending more on sports than other states.

“We are spending twice the amount we spend on sports in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh. Our budget on sports and education for a population of 1.25 crore is just Rs 75 crore less than Maharashtra, which has a population of 12 crore.
“Therefore, we are spending more on sports and education as compared to other states. Our sports infrastructure is second to none. We have one stadium and one indoor stadium in every district and I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this.

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