Kathua : District Development Commissioner Kathua Rahul Pandeyon Tuesday released financial assistance of Rs 10.20 lakh for education of wards of construction workers registered with Jammu & Kashmir Building & other Constructions Workers Welfare Board (JKBOCWWB).
Assistant Labour Commissioner KathuaBrijneshKumari was also present.
The Deputy Commissioner released the invoice of DBT for extending the financial assistance to the registered Construction Workers to meet the expenses for Education of their wards.
The DDC directed the Assistant Labour Commissioner KathuaBrijneshKumari to register all the genuine construction workers of the district with JKBOCWWB to enable them to avail the benefits of various welfare schemes being implemented by the department.
ALC Kathua informed that during the current Financial Year, an amount of Rs 42,68,000/- (Rupees Forty Two Lakh Sixty Eight Thousand only) has been disbursed through DBT Mode in favour of registered construction workers by the department.