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RAJOURI: Member Parliament, Jammu-Poonch constituency, Jugal Kishore Sharma on Tuesday chaired a meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee – DISHA to review the physical and financial achievements under the centrally sponsored schemes being implemented in Rajouri district.
Among the others present in the meeting were DDC Chairman, Naseem Liyaqat Chowdhary; VC DDC, Shabir Khan; DDC Rajouri, Vikas Kundal; ADDC, Pawan Kumar; DFO Rajouri, Arshdeep Singh; DFO Nowshera, Neelima; ACR, Imran Rashid Kataria; ACD, Vijay Kumar; CPO, Mohammad Khurshid; PO ICDS, Kartar Singh; GM DIC, Ashwini Sharma; ACP, Abdul Rashid Kohli; SE Hydraulics, JP Singh; SE PWD, Nissar Hussain and other concerned officers. District President BJP, Rajinder Gupta was also present in the meeting.
At the outset, the DDC Rajouri gave a powerpoint presentation on the achievements recorded under different schemes and the status of the developmental projects being executed in the district by different agencies.
The MP took a detailed review of progress made under MGNREGA, 14th Finance Commission, PMGSY, NSAP, SSA, PMJDY, APY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, PMMY, PMUY, PMGSY, PMEGP, Poshan Abhiyan, PM Kisan, KCC, soil health cards, ICPS, BADP, BBBP, NHM, housing for all, PMAY-U, PMAGY, NSAP, ISSS and other centrally sponsored schemes.
Issues impeding the execution of the developmental works were also discussed threadbare during the meeting.
Taking stock of the progress under CRF, It was informed that out of 6 schemes sanction for the District 1 scheme is complete while the rest are at different phases of execution.
Seeking the progress of schemes under NABARD, the meeting was informed that against 84 schemes, work on 19 schemes was complete in all respects, while 34 schemes are in progress and the work on 31 schemes has not been started yet.
About the PMGSY roads, the meeting was apprised that out of 319 schemes under execution in Budhal and Rajouri subdivisions, 275 schemes have been completed and the work on 44 schemes was at different stages.
While assessing the Power Supply Scenario in the district, the MP took a detailed review of the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes including DDUGJY, PMDP (Rural), IPDS, PMDP (Urban) and others.
Regarding MGNREGA, it was apprised that as many as 18298 works were taken up in the financial year 2021-22 out of which 5819 have been completed, while job cards have been issued to 1.06 lakh locals.
Reviewing the status of houses being constructed under PMAY, the meeting was informed that against the target of 30661 houses, the work on 15968 was complete.
Seeking the progress under PMAY-U, the meeting was informed that the work on 318 houses out of 2155 is complete in all respects.
Under ODF Plus activities, the meeting was informed that the work on 70 community sanitary complexes has been completed during the financial year 2021-22 while 4100 IHHL units have also been constructed in the district. Under 14th Finance Commission, as many as 5478 works out of 7204 works have been completed, the meeting was informed.
Discussing the functioning of the Self Help Groups, the concerned officer from NRLM informed that there are 3200 active self-help groups in the district involved in different income-generating activities including karyana, beauty parlour etc.
About the JJM, the meeting was apprised that as many as 293 projects have been approved under Jal Jeevan Mission at an estimated cost of Rs 1942.80 crore and the DPRs of all the projects stand prepared.
Similarly, the MP also reviewed the progress under other centrally sponsored schemes being implemented by different departments in the district.
Addressing the officers in the meeting, the MP asked them to be responsive and take comprehensive measures to minimise the difficulties of common people, work at grassroots level and reach out to the people to address their genuine concerns.
Stating that the interdepartmental coordination is a must for better results on ground, he asked the departments to work in tandem to remove the bottlenecks and impediments so that the project execution is not affected in any way.z
Meanwhile, the MP also e inaugurated 06 PMGSY Projects worth Rs 19. 69 crore having a total length of 35.93 Kms.
He also held a meeting with the PRIs who highlighted a number of issues and demands regarding augmentation of water and power supply, better health care facilities, upgradation of govt institutions, shortage of staff etc during the meeting for which the MP assured that appropriate measures would be taken to redress all the genuine concerns on a priority.