Rs 63 crore Ganderbal annual plan approved
Utilize funds judiciously: Sagar to officers
Srinagar, July 31: Asking the officers to speed up the pace of developmental works, the Minister for Rural Development, Law Justice and Parliamentary affairs, Ali Muhammad Sagar has said the funds earmarked under various heads for the developmental activities should be utilized to the maximum so that the benefit reaches to the target.
The Minister was chairing the District Development Board Meeting of Ganderbal here today. Minister for Forests Mian Altaf Ahmed, MLC’s Sheikh Ghulam Rasool, Ali Muhammad Bhat and Vice-Chairman Pahari Advisory Board Mushtaq Bukhari, District Development Commissioner Ganderbal Showket Ahmed Mir and various Departmental heads of executing agencies were also present.
Addressing the meeting, the Minister said the coalition Government was committed for overall development of the State adding for the purpose project worth crores of rupees have been taken up under education, PHE, health, Irrigation, PDD, Tourism and other vital sectors.
He said government headed by Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah had accorded priority to the overall development of the State with special thrust on the under developed and far flung areas of the state
While stressing upon the district officers to work with sincere efforts to bring more transparency in the development process, the Minister underscored the need for taking public representatives into confidence while formulating the plans of various schemes and their implementation. He asked the officers to work with more dedication as the government is determined to provide responsible and transparent administration to the people of the State.
Sagar also directed the officers to work in close coordination in order to synergize their efforts to ensure the effective implementation of various welfare schemes which have been instrumental in ushering an era of socio economic development in different states across the country. He said that the need of the hour is to work for sustained and need based execution of the flag ship programmes being initiated by the Centre and the State.
Referring to the recently held Panchayati Elections, the Minister hoped that newly elected Panchayati Raj Representatives would also contribute their bit in working for the development and welfare of the people of their respected areas.
Giving brief resume of the current years’ plan, the District Development Commissioner Ganderbal proposed an amount of Rs 15.80 crore as the revenue component and Rs 47.31 crores as the capital component for the plan of 2011-12 which comes out to the tune of Rs 63.12 crore.
The District Development Commissioner also informed that two schemes had been completed under the PHE sector during 2010-11 and 3 more schemes are likely to be completed during the current fiscal. Similarly 265 transformers have been repaired during the last fiscal. Under R&B Sector 7 schemes have been completed and 4 have been financially completed. 4 schemes are scheduled to be completed during the current fiscal. He also informed that under health sector the work on 4 Primary Health Centres namely Kurhama, Preng, Kullan, Hariganwan and one allopathic dispensary at Gutlibagh is under progress and would be completed very soon.
The meeting took various decisions with regard to the development and welfare programmes in the district.
The legislators present in the meeting presented demands of their respective segments for redressal.
Winding up the day long discussions, the Minister directed district administration for ensuring adequate supply of essential commodities like rice, atta, sugar to the consumers of the area, besides un-interrupted supply of power, drinking water and other facilities during the holy month of Ramzan. The board approved the proposed district development plan for Ganderbal to the tune of Rs 63 crore.
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