Jammu, Oct 10 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes Development Corporation today reached out to the people of remote Gurez Valley to make them aware about various development schemes implemented by it. Also Read - Mashq Talks: Kashmir Gets Its Own 'Ted Talks' With First-Of-Its-Kind Podcast For Young Talents

A camp was organised in Gurez, one of the remotest areas of Kashmir Valley, for creating awareness among the masses about various schemes implemented by the corporation in collaboration with the state government and national bodies for socio-economic development of weaker sections of the society. Also Read - Tunnel Suspected to be Used By JeM Infiltrators Detected Along IB in J&K's Samba, Massive Operation Underway

The corporation’s vice-chairperson Balbir Ram Rattan and managing director R K Pandita attended the event. Also Read - J&K: Pakistani Drones Cross International Borders In Samba Sector, Army Opens Fires, Keeps Close Watch

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Deputy Speaker, Nazir Ahmad Khan, who is also the local MLA, appealed to the people to avail benefits of various schemes of the corporation.

He laid emphasis on the importance of these schemes in view of growing unemployment and lack of job opportunities.

R K Pandita highlighted various schemes run by the corporation for weaker sections of the society.

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