Udhampur plan approved at Rs 63 crore
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Oct 4: The district development board meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah approved Rs.62.88 Crore Annual Plan for 2009-10 for district Udhampur. The DDB also announced additionalities under different sectors in the district.
Stressing for judicious use of funds and execution of works in a transparent manner, the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah called upon the officers to achieve the optimum results on the ground in a stipulated time frame adding that special focus would be laid on to complete the works within the available working period in the current financial year.
The Chief Minister said that in order to speed up the development works in the towns and upgrade the civic amenities, he would call separate meetings of the Presidents of Municipal Councils and Committees at Jammu and Srinagar to work out a comprehensive plan.
Omar said that an amount of Rs.20 crore has been provided to the Power Development Department for the improvement, upgradation and construction of HT and LT network in the State adding that the Centre has approved to continue project works worth Rs.135 Crore under APDRP.
To monitor the physical and financial achievements registered by the districts, the respective Chairmen of District Development Boards would take a review at district level during the month of November, this year, he said and added that he himself would conduct the review meeting during the month of January, next year.
To bring transparency in the functioning of district administration, the Chief Minister exhorted upon the officers to take the Legislators of their respective areas into confidence by sharing the details of various government sponsored schemes being executed by different departments in the sectors of providing basic amenities of life and other social and welfare schemes. He asked the public representatives to monitor the development works and welfare schemes and send feed back. “If anything goes wrong on ground in implementation, apprise us so that corrective measures are immediately taken”, Omar said emphatically.
The Chief Minister was so impressed by the District Disaster Management Plan prepared by District Development Commissioner, Udhampur that he instructed the Planning and Development Department to replicate the proposal and funding for other districts of the State which would prove helpful to counter any natural calamity in an effective manner.
Member Parliament, Legislators and Presidents of Municipal Committees also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the demands and problems of their respective jurisdictions.
The main highlights of DDB meeting of Udhampur district included provision of additional funds to the tune of Rs.4.50 crore for completion of 5 bridges and repair of 4 bridges, Rs.1.30 crore for land compensation of 6 road projects already completed for which award stands issued, Rs. 20 lacs for appointment of Transaction Consultant for Transport Yard at Udhampur, Rs.150 lacs for development of sports facilities in Udhampur district, Rs.80 lacs for acquisition of 100 kanals of land for establishment of new Polytechnic & shifting ITI Udhampur, Rs.20 lacs for acquisition of 5 kanals of land for relocating the PHE Store, Udhampur from Devika Bank Udhampur.
Similarly, Chief Minister also announced additionality of Rs.1.25 crore for acquisition of 150 Kanals of land for construction of proposed circular road and parking area at Sudhmahadev, Rs.1 crore for macdamization of Udhampur city roads, Rs. 75 lacs for macdamization of Ramnagar roads, Rs.1 crore for black topping and upgradation of township roads at block headquarters, Rs.11.50 lacs for power supply to Pekhlai area from Jakhani instead of Chenani, Rs.7.50 lacs for power supply to Garhi from Phalata instead of Dairy Farm Receiving Station, Rs.30 lac for purchase of two water tankers by PHE, Rs.45 lac for Dhanu- Rang road in Ramnagar area, Rs.50 lacs for upgradation of Mantalai- Dudu road and Rs.50 lacs for PHE Division, Udhampur.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Oct 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Oct 2009 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 5 Oct 2009 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM GK BUSINESS
- JK Bank shows way to deal with road accidents
- Dairy contributes 5.3 pc to GDP
- Troops' occupation hampers industrial activities in IE Zainakote
- Udhampur plan approved at Rs 63 crore
- Scientists told to produce quality seeds
- Blue bay launches new brand in valley
- 20-day program on mobile repair begins
- Minister conducts surprise visit to JKTDC units
- ‘Prevent misuse of Kashmir brand’
- Maruti's domestic sales up 10.7 pc
- Make horticulture sector competitive
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 4: The First Lady of the state, Usha Vohra on Sunday said organizing Police-Public Mela would go a long way in generating resources for deserving police families and would help in improving More
Srinagar, Oct 4: The 20-year old Mushtaq Ahmad Regoo, a butcher, of Karfali Mohalla here disappeared on March 21, 1989, when he was returning home from Sarai Bala after his father, Ghulam Hassan Regoo More
- GK Business
Launches 2 special schemes for Doda, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar
Srinagar, Oct 4: Showing concern to the increasing number of road accidents in Doda, Bhaderwah and Kishtwar, state’s premier financial institution, the J&K Bank, has come up with two special schemes More