CS reviews status of urban reforms in JK
Srinagar, Aug 20: The coordination committee constituted to oversee the implementation of urban reforms in the State today met under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal
The committee reviewed the status of implementation of urban reforms in the State under Jawaharlal Nehru National urban renewal Mission (JNNURM). On the occasion, the Chief Secretary stressed on completing the process of Urban Reforms to access pending funds from the central government.
“Undertaking urban reforms is a pre-requisite for the smooth fund flow from the Centre”, he said adding that substantial progress has already been made in this regard. There are 23 sets of reforms to be implemented, some of which have been completed and others are in the process of implementation the meeting was told.
The Chief Secretary held detailed deliberations with the committee members and concerned officers and identified areas requiring immediate attention and focus. He also reviewed the progress for effecting comprehensive urban reforms and development in the twin cities of Srinagar and Jammu. He stressed on speeding up the process of transfer of functions to the urban locals bodies in the cities as mandated under JNNURM at an earliest.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B.B Vyas, Principal Secretary Housing and Urban Development,Suresh Kumar, Commissioner Secretary, Finance, Sudhanshu Panday and other senior officers.
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