Rs. 861 cr being spent in J&K under RGGVY
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, May 28: Minister of State for Power, Mr Shabir Ahmed Khan today said that a whopping amount of Rs 861 crore is being expended in the state under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY). Of which, an amount of Rs. 191.14 crore is being incurred in Jammu division to electrify 6100 hamlets and 91 villages.
The Minister, according to an official statement, was reviewing the status of implementation of RGGVY at a meeting of representatives of different executing agencies.
Development Commissioner, Power, Mr. Asgar Ali, Chief Engineer M&RE, Jammu, Mohd Qasim, Chief Engineer, Power Development Corporation, Mr. Ajay Gupta and Executive Engineers of NHPC and PDC, Jammu division attended the meeting.
The meeting deliberated upon various significant issues to further streamline the functioning of this vital programme aimed at improving power scenario in rural pockets of the state. Besides, the participants also put forth certain valuable suggestions.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister necessitated the need of strong coordination among all the executing agencies involved in this ambitious project to yield better results. He asked the DDCs of the concerned districts, who are the nodal officers of this project, to effectively monitor the implementation of this project. He also directed the Executive Engineers of PDD and PDC to convene monthly meeting to sort out any problem in smooth execution of this programme.
Shabir instructed the concerned authorities to conduct survey of such habitations which are totally un-electrified so far under the prescribed guidelines of RGGVY so that the purpose of this massive project could be achieved in totality.
Referring to the impediments in smooth execution of the project mere for lack of trained manpower in repairing of equipments used in the project in the state, the Minister assured that the Centre will be approached to arrange training programme for the concerned state technicians so that damaged machinery could be repaired locally.
Later, the Minister also visited the State Load Despatch Centre at Gladni and took stock of the functioning of the agency.
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