Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has strictly directed all its departments to speedily implement the welfare schemes for Scheduled Castes and other Weaker Sections of society to facilitate the beneficiaries at the ground level.

Minister for Welfare of SC/BC Gulzar Singh Ranike here on Sunday said that Punjab Government was committed to the welfare of Scheduled Castes and other weaker sections by ensuring the implementation of all welfare schemes.

He said that the directions in this regard have already been issued to all Principal Secretaries, Commissioners of Divisions, Deputy Commissioners and other concerned officers besides instructing them to strictly implement the Scheduled Castes Sub Plan.

He also asked them to make all the exercises easy and said that the government has also issued new directions on withdrawal of funds.

All the concerned authorities had been directed to properly implement the Welfare Schemes for SC and other weaker sections of society, the minister added.


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