District Magistrate instructs officers of all departments to help in identifying issues of transgender community
Bareilly: Under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Shivakant Dwivedi, a meeting of the District Level Committee was held in the Collectorate Auditorium regarding the issue of transgender community and local redressal of their problems.
The District Magistrate directed the officers of all the departments concerned to help in identification of the people of the transgender community, so that cent percent identity card of the people of this community could be issued. The DM said that after the issue of Transgender Identity Card, all the people will be able to get the benefits of the schemes of the State Government and the Central Government easily, in the absence of which the profitable schemes are not reaching this category.
He said that they would be able to be directly connected with the beneficiary schemes provided by the Social Welfare Department, so that they would be able to connect with old age pension, getting destitute benefits in old age home etc. He said that transgender people living anywhere in the district could be connected with the mainstream by taking necessary cooperation from the educated people in the transgender community.
He said that the officers of all the departments concerned should be sympathetic towards the transgender community, give them full respect.
Chief Development Officer Jag Pravesh, Additional District Magistrate (Administration) . Ritu Punia, Additional Municipal Commissioner Sunil Kumar, District Basic Education Officer Vinay Kumar, District Probation Officer Neeta Ahirwar, District Social Welfare Officer Meenakshi Verma, Assistant Chief Medical Officer. , Administrative Officer (Zilla Panchayat), District Development Officer / District Program Officer, Executive Officer Sirauli, Shergarh, Sheeshgarh, Fatehganj Western, Psychiatrist, District Hospital, Child Development Project Officer, City, Mirganj, Fatehganj West, Nawabganj, Damkhoda, Baheri, Bhojipura, Ms. Anjali Singh Kinnar from Transgender community, Hina Kinnar and other concerned officers were present.