Budgam gets `92 cr annual plan
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 14: The District Development Board Budgam today approved Rs 91.85 cr annual plan for the district, which is about Rs 6 cr higher than last year’s approved plan.
The plan allocation includes Rs 3495.35 lakhs as Revenue and Rs. 5689.61 lakhs as capital components. The Capital component includes Rs. 3308.95 lakhs as state share, Rs. 2006.9 lakhs as loan component and Rs. 373.7 lakhs as Additional Central Assistance (ACA). The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman directed constitution of an expert committee to study impact of the wanton/reckless earth excavation going on in various areas of the district.
Mir enjoined upon the officers, engineers and field agencies to speed up pace of work on various developmental projects keeping in view the limited working season in Kashmir division. He also call for judicious use of funds adding that the concerned legislators should work as watch dogs to monitor execution of various developmental programmes in their respective areas.
Responding to the queries of legislators about delays in execution of works under Constituency Development Fund (CDF) schemes, Mir asked the District Development Commissioner to conduct a thorough study to streamline the system and suggest as to how bureaucratic delay / wrangles could be removed to ensure the smooth implementation of CDF related works.
DDC, Muhammad Rafi gave a detailed account about the fiscal and financial achievements registered during the last fiscal. He said district has achieved a distinction to record almost 100 per cent target in various sectors. He said that despite having a peculiar topography, there has been a study increase in the literacy rate which has increased to 15.5 per cent from 2001-11.
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