Kupwara: As many as 12 fishermen were today selected for financial assistance under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) scheme during a draw of lots conducted at D.C Office here.
The draw of lots was organised by Fisheries Department Kupwara under Blue Revolution scheme for selection of fishermen to be covered for providing financial assistance to construct their own low cost houses.
The function was presided over by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone in presence of members of District Level Committee for selection of the beneficiaries.
Meanwhile, 33 fishermen from Kupwara, Langate and Karnah participated in the draw of lots for financial assistance.
On the occasion, the ADC directed the concerned officers to monitor the activities involved in the process and ensure that farmers get the benefits in a time bound manner.
Among others, ACD Kupwara, Mehraj-u-din Shah, Chief Agriculture Officer, Lead Bank Manager and other concerned officers, besides farmers were present on the occasion.