The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, May 5
Rahul Kapoor, Joint Secretary-cum-Mission Director DAY NULM/PM SVANidhi appreciated the efforts led by Municipal Corporation Chandigarh under Social Mobilization and Institutional Development (SMID) component of DAY-NULM in convergence with Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) for taking up extensive outreach among urban poor women in developing women based RRR based (Recycle, Reuse and Reduce) social enterprises for their livelihood generation.
The Joint Secretary was in city beautiful to jointly review the progress of Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab under PM SVANidhi scheme of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India at Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh.
Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh welcomed the Joint Secretary and briefed about the progress done under the DAY-NULM and PM SVANidhi schemes in Chandigarh.
He visited and interacted with various performing and non-performing bank branches along with ULB officials under PM SVANidhi to know the issues faced at ground level while mobilizing beneficiaries, sanctioning and disbursement.
He also interacted with more than 9 SHGs comprising of 90 women at Maloya and Dhanas, which are manufacturing incense sticks, cones, samrani cups, candles, cloth bags, eco-friendly soaps and running NAYA Sa venture in addition to BartanBhandar.