Rs 52 cr annual plan for Ramban approved
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Ramban, July 4: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla who is also Chairman District Development Board, Ramban has said that development of newly created districts was the priority of the coalition Government.
The Minister said this while chairing the District Development Board meeting here today whereat he also approved proposed district plan outlay for the year 2010-11 of Rs. 5205.67 lakh with a capital component of Rs. 3880.15 lakh, an official statement said.
Addressing the meeting, Bhalla said that government was making concerted efforts to develop civic amenities and infrastructure to ensure essential services to very nook and corner of the newly carved out districts, including Ramban.
Bhalla asked the officers to work with dedication and come up to the expectations of the general masses. He asked them to use Government funds judiciously to realize the dream of Omar led Government to develop every nook and corner of the State on modern lines. He said that coalition Government was committed to provide all basic amenities to the people at their doorsteps, including road connectivity, healthcare, education, electricity, drinking water and drainage system. He said that there is no constraint of funds adding that Centre Government, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has provided liberal funding to develop Jammu and Kashmir as a model State. He said that development of newly created districts is on the top agenda of the Government.
Responding to the demands of the MLAs, he said that the same would be looked into on priority basis and solved in a phased manner. He asked them to prepare detailed project reports of their respective areas so that the problems could be solved at the earliest.
Minister of State for Higher Education, Dr Manohar Lal Sharma and Vice Chairman DDB Ramban, in his address, said that government has prepared a comprehensive plan for opening Citizen Cooperative Bank branches in far off areas of newly created districts so that the people, particularly farmer community could avail the benefits of bank schemes.
Earlier, giving a resume of the utilizations against 2009-10 annual plan, the DDC said that the district comprises of two Tehsils of Ramban & Banihal, four CD Blocks viz Ramban, Ramsoo, Banihal & Gool, 124 Panchayats & 116 census villages. He said that an allocation of Rs. 4752.69 lakh was provided for implementation of District Plan schemes during the year 2009-10, which comprised of Rs. 872.54 lakh revenue component and Rs. 3880.15 lacs as capital component for carrying-out the approved activities / schemes during the year.
He said that later the allocations were revised to the extent of Rs.4577.43 lakh with Rs. 758.33 lakh as Revenue Component and Rs. 3819.10 lakh on account of capital component.
Against the revised allocation of Rs, 4577.43 lakh, expenditure to the extent of Rs. 4559.89 lakh was registered till ending March that amounts to utilizations of 99.62 percent .
He said an amount of Rs. 500.00 lakh was made available to executing agencies during 2009-10 which stands fully utilized up-to ending March 2010, and during the current financial year, an amount of Rs. 235.00 lakh has been released to Executing agency (PHC), and Rs. 15.00 lakh to PHE. He informed that Rs. 15.00 lakh is required for construction of approach path & Protection wall near Ziyarat Shrief/ Graveyard at Ramban town, besides an amount of Rs. 30.00 lacs was required for the construction of Community Hall near Guru Ravi Dass Sabha at Maghu Nallah, Batote, as committed by the Minister for Revenue. It was made out that Rs. 5.00 lakh stands already earmarked by the MLA, Ramban for the said work.
The proposal for development of bus stand at Batote was also projected with the requirement of Rs. 25.00 lakh, besides under IDF Scheme, an amount of Rs. 281.27 lakh is required to ensure completion of ongoing works taken up during 2007-08. the requirement of an amount of Rs. 40.00 lakh were also projected for the construction of approach road to Patwar khanas at Patnitop, besides Rs. 82.51 lakh for providing drinking water facility at Govt. Degree College Complex at Karol Ramban.
Under Irrigation Sector, the requirement of an amount of Rs. 28.38 lakh as matching state share for NABARD schemes, besides an amount of Rs. 50 lacs for construction of 3 Steel aqueducts on Kastigarh Canal on Dhandal Nallah, Goshna Nallah & Gurmal Nallah to avoid damages to the Canal in the event of floods, were also projected.
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