CS takes stock of winter supply position, reviews pace of dev schemes in Valley
Srinagar, Dec 21: While reviewing the pace of various development schemes and stock and supply position in the Valley, the Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal today impressed upon all the Deputy Commissioners to ensure proper and timely implementation of these schemes besides ensuring that people does not face in any inconvenience during the winter season.
The Chief Secretary was today addressing a high level meeting of divisional officers convened at SKICC, Srinagar today.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Secretary stressed that different schemes should be completed in a time bound and transparent manner. He said that there is need for involving Panchs and Sarpanchs in the implementation of these schemes for which they need awareness. He said recently the Government has devised a mechanism for empowering the Sarpanchs who will monitor the functioning of 14 departments and the Deputy Commissioners have to involve them for the implementation of various schemes at the grass root level.
The Chief Secretary expressed satisfaction in stocking the essential commodities in all the districts particularly in far flung and remote areas, who remain cut off for six months due to heavy snowfall and was informed 31000 metric tons of rice, 8468 metric tons of atta, 200 metric tons of sugar, 47800 litres of kerosene oil and 1.03 lakh gas cylinders are presently at place in the Valley.
The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Samoon, IGP Kashmir, S.M. Sahai, Deputy Commissioners of the Valley, Chief Engineer BEACON, General Manager, BSNL, Director Agriculture, Kashmir, Chief Engineer of MED and PHE, Director CA&PD, Chief Conservator of Forests, Director Tourism, Kashmir and Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation.
The Chief Secretary was also informed that 93 snow clearance machines have been kept available for clearing 4926.33 kilometres road length of the Valley. He further was informed that 28700 quintals of rice, 1540 quintals of sugar, 4500 quintals of atta, 80000 litres kerosene oil and 3700 gas cylinders are presently available in Karnah while a buffer stock of essential commodities 26670 quintals of rice, 17509 quintals of atta, 2069 quintals of sugar 1.20 lakh litres of kerosene oil and 3000 gas cylinders have been dumped in Gurez.
The Chief Secretary also discussed progress under various schemes besides installing of traffic signals for regulating and reducing the traffic pressure in Srinagar city and development of artisan cluster for attraction of more tourists. The water transportation for promoting tourism and reducing traffic pressure in the city was also discussed in the meeting.
Earlier, the Divisional Commissioner briefed in detail about the progress of various undergoing schemes, supplying of medicare, water supply, regulation of traffic system and raising of infrastructure in the Valley.
The Chief Secretary stressed upon the district officers for completing all the projects including under construction school and hospital buildings in a time bound manner.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioners informed the Chief Secretary about the various mega projects presently under execution in the Valley and assured that these projects will be completing upto end of the March 2012.
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