Itanagar, Oct 29: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Thursday reviewed various issues with regard to the implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) in the state.
Chairing the 3rd State Level Monitoring Committee meeting of PMEGP here, Kumar reviewed the PMEGP and took stock of the target and achievement of the previous years and the current financial year.
To do away with unnecessary delays which are affecting the performance of the PMEGP in the state, the CS called for streamlining the procedure.
The CS asked banks to expedite the process of sanctioning of funds and clear the pending applications under the PMEGP by December 31 this year.
He said timely release of funds will enable to execute the projects and create employment in the state.
Kumar also suggested identification of good self help groups or primary level federations in the districts which can be benefitted through this scheme.
The CS also asked the Industries Department to further disseminate the PMEGP scheme especially to the unemployed youths through proper advertisements like push messages, radio talks, etc.
Dominic Tadar, chairman Khadi and Village Industries Board, Hage Tari ,Secretary Industries, S Deb, Dy CEO NE Zone, Regional Manager SBI, representatives from various banks and others attended the meeting.
The CS also held a video conference with all Deputy Commissioners to review important issues including preparation Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (APPSCCE) prelims and drug de-addiction.