Srinagar: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Thursday chaired a meeting to review preparations for the upcoming ‘My Town, My Pride’ program to be organized across the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on 19th- 20th Oct,ober, 2020.
Administrative Secretaries of departments of Home, and Housing & Urban Development, besides Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir along with Commissioners SMC/JMC, all the Deputy Commissioners, and concerned HoDs participated in the meeting.
Aimed at further empowering and strengthening the framework of the Urban Local Bodies, the 2-day program will include closer review of their functioning, besides taking up mobilisation of funds toward developmental activities in addition to the public outreach.
On the lines of recently concluded ‘Back to Village’ program, the ‘My Town, My Pride’ program also envisages time-bound delivery of documents like domicile, SC/ST/RBA/ALC/OBC certificates; revenue services besides ensuring benefits under various welfare schemes including pensions, scholarships, PMAY, KCC, Health Golden Cards, Ladli Beti, among others.
It has been decided that for the purpose of providing a mega push to the developmental activities Rs 50 lakh, Rs 1 crore and Rs 5 crore will be released to each Municipality, Municipal Council, and Municipal Corporation, respectively.