Bandipora books 97 pc expenditure in 2009-10
Bandipora, July 22: The District Development Board meeting here reviewed the progress on implementation of the Annual Plan 2009-10 for district Bandipora.
The meeting on Monday was held under the chairmanship of Speaker J&K Assembly Muhammad Akbar Lone.
DDC Bandipora, Manzoor Ahmed Lone informed the meeting that the annual plan of the district for 2009-10 had been approved at Rs. 5551.46 lakhs with additionalities of Rs. 124.20.
He said that the expenditure to the tune of Rs. 5493.94 lakh ended May 2010 was booked that constituted 97 per cent of the total funds available.
The DDC said that 65 R&B schemes were under execution in the district at an estimated cost of Rs. 3400.06 lakhs In addition work on Srinagar-Bandipora road was also under progress.
Under the PHE sector while as seven water supply schemes were under implementation in the district at an estimated cost of Rs. 460.40 lakh., 22 Water Supply Schemes were targeted for completion during this fiscal year 2009-10, he said.
Moreover, 16 schemes are under execution in the district through ARSWP to benefit the population of the district with sufficient drinking water facilities. So 50,000 people have been provided with eater supply scheme during the year.
Similarly, 44 irrigation schemes have been targeted for completion during 2009-10 6800 hectares of land have been brought under the CCA scheme.
Under NREGA, 329 works have been taken up, out of which 86 works stand completed ending May 2010 and Rs. 226.3 lakh expended, benefiting 20917 households.18195 job cards have been issued and 200508 man days have been generated.
Similarly 3159 OBC students have been given pre-matric scholarship till date.
MLA Bandipora Nizamudin Bhat,MLA Gurez Nazir Gurezi were also present in the review meeting. The members highlighted various issues of public concern especially related to power supply, damaged transformers, water shortage and availability of food grains and k-oil in Shopian district.
Lone directed the concerned departments to address the concerns of the people as early as possible and speed up progress and pace of work so that funds earmarked are utilized in full and people get benefited through various welfare measures initiated by the government. He appraised Deputy Commissioner Bandipora for his commendable job and developmental efforts.
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