District Mineral Foundation organizes training programme on PMKKKY

District Mineral Foundation of Geology and Mining Department, J&K, organized a district level training programme on Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) here today.During her address, Joint Director, G&M, Jammu, Manisha Sarin informed that the PMKKKY scheme aims towards transforming the lives of people living in areas which are affected directly or indirectly by mining.She said that under the scheme, several developmental and welfare programs are being implemented in mining affected areas that complement the existing ongoing schemes of State and Central Government.It also minimize the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts besides ensuring long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas, she maintained.She said that the scheme is meant to provide for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining related operations, using the funds generated by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs). Read more

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