Reasi: Deputy Commissioner Reasi Indu Kanwal Chib on Wednesday released Rs.38.72 Lakh as a scholarship for the dependents of 500 registered construction workers.
Assistant Labour Commissioner Pradyot Gupta was also present.
The assistance has been provided by the Labour Department under J&K Building and Other Construction Welfare Board Scheme.
Under this scheme, the children of the registered labourers are provided academic and professional scholarship besides other social assistance.
On the occasion, Indu Kanwal Chib asked the ALC to generate massive awareness among the construction workers about various schemes being implemented by the labour department in the district and motivate them to avail the benefits of the same.
The DDC also directed the ALC to ensure that no eligible beneficiary is left out from availing the benefits of these welfare schemes.