Goan Reporter News: Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant reviews Government Schemes

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Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant chaired a meeting with officials of various departments and reviewed all matters pertaining to the Schemes like DDSSY, Griha Adhar, Ladli Lakshmi, Tribal Schemes yesterday.

Chief Minister directed to process and clears all the pending applications under DSSY by next month.  He also urged the Department of Women and Child Development and Department of Social Welfare to transfer the amount of beneficiaries of Dayanand Social Security Scheme (DSSY) and Griha Aadhar on 10th of every month.

Chief Minister also emphasized upon the beneficiaries to link their Aadhaar with account number of the beneficiary as around 11,513 applications of Griha Adhar are discontinued and some are kept on hold due to issues of bank mergers and dormant accounts.

With regards to the pending 276 applications of Ladli Laxmi above 40 years of age Chief Minister directed the Dept of W&C to convene the meeting of the Committee and clear all the applications immediately.

The Directorate of Health Services was instructed to initiate necessary steps so that bills from empanelled hospitals under DDSY bills are processed and cleared every month.

Chief Minister, informing that the DDSY card will be open for all, said that the card will be compulsory in health services, Primary health Centre and Goa Medical College. Government servants should decide for themselves whether to apply for a DSSY card, he pointed. Chief Minister also instructed Goa Electronic Limited to make their centres open all 365 days for new DSSY and renewal of DSSY cards.

Health Minister, Shri. Vishwajit Rane, Secretary to CM, Shri. Ajit Roy, IAS, Secretary (Tribal Welfare), Shri Sarpreet Singh Gill, IAS, Secretary (Women and Child), Shri. Arun Kumar Mishra, IAS, Principal Secretary (Fin), Dr. V. Candavelou, IAS, Dean GMC, Dr. Shivanand Bandekar and other officials were also present for the meeting at Mantralaya, Porvorim.