A suitable system should be adopted to protect the interests of minorities-Rinchen Lahmo
Bahadurjeet Singh/Rupnagar, January 20, 2023
National commission for minorities member Rinchen Lahmo visited Rupnagar district and held a meeting with the representatives of various minorities and the district administration here.
In this meeting, discussions were held with the representatives to protect the interests of minorities, implement welfare schemes and implement the Prime Minister’s 15-point agenda for the welfare of minorities.
Rinchen Lhamo,, while presiding over the district administration meeting, said that protecting the interests of this section of the society is the main need of the hour. The district administration was asked to devise a suitable mechanism for effective implementation of welfare schemes to protect the interests of minorities.She said that every effort should be made to ensure the welfare of minorities by implementing the Prime Minister’s 15-point agenda for the welfare of minorities.
She further said that the aim of the commission is to provide education to minorities, improve school infrastructure, more resources for teaching Urdu, modernization of madrassa education, scholarships for meritorious students from minority communities, equality in economic activities, employment and housing schemes. Ensuring participation, improving skills and lifestyle for the minority sections of the society.
She said that there is a need to protect the interests of minorities, for which the commission is already working with dedication. He also asked the officials to make the minorities aware about the welfare schemes so that the benefit of the schemes designed for their welfare can reach them.
In this meeting, Rinchen Lahmo asked the representatives of the minorities about the difficulties being faced by them.The representatives of the Muslim and Christian communities appealed to build cemetery, similarly Jain community demand to provide space for the construction of a community centre on government control rate.
Deputy Commissioner Rupnagar Dr. Preeti Yadav told the representatives that these problems should be given in writing so that they can be solved by starting action on them as soon as possible. She assured that the administration will leave no stone unturned to implement schemes and programs for the minorities.
A suitable system should be adopted to protect the interests of minorities-Rinchen Lahmo. In this meeting SSP Rupnagar Vivek S Soni, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Harjot Kaur, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Amardeep Singh Gujral, Assistant Commissioner Dipankar Garg, SDM Rupnagar Harbans Singh, Civil Surgeon Dr. Parminder Kumar, District Social Justice and Empowerment Officer Kamaljit Raju, representatives of various religions Charan Masih, Jones Masih, Rajeshwar Jain, Chand Mohammad, Mushid Raja and other senior officials from various departments were present.