Ramban district gets Rs 64. 60 cr annual plan
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Jammu, July 27: The District Development Board (DDB) Ramban which met under the chairmanship of Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla on Wednesday approved an annual plan of Rs. 64.60 crore for the district. The plan includes Rs 20.17 crore as revenue component and Rs 44.42 crore as capital component.
Vice Chairman DDB Ramban Manohar Lal Sharma, Minister for State for Haj and Auqaf Ajaz Ahmed Khan, Vice Chairman State Advisory Board for Kissans, Rashpal Singh, District Development Commissioner, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, besides HoDs of various departments were present in the meeting.
Speaking at the meeting, Bhalla said that the government was keen to make available all basic amenities to the people in each district of the state with focused attention on the newly created districts.
He said that crores of rupees have been earmarked for construction of bridges, upgradation of PHE and PDD facilities, construction of hospitals, schools and roads across Ramban district.
Giving details of the allocations proposed for each sector, the meeting was informed that Rs 7.26 crore have been kept for PHE sector to provide drinking water facilities to a population 5620 souls in the uncovered and remote areas of the district.
Similarly, Rs 28.75 lakh were sought for the augmentation of power infrastructure in the district, while Rs. 6.67 crore were projected for upgradation and construction of new sub-centers, PHCs, CHC and sub-hospitals in the district.
Under Education sector, the target to provide free text books to 53, 432 students and Mid-Meal up to middle class, besides construction of 6 buildings, 310 kitchen sheds and scholarship to 6500 G&B students of the district have been fixed, with the proposed allocation of an amount of Rs 38.71 lakh.
It was also informed that under Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan (SSA) a target of upgrading 27 Primary School and 20 Middle School, besides construction of 75 new school buildings have been fixed for the current year.
Regarding construction of staff quarters, Bhalla said the matter would be taken up with the Chief Minister for early redressal.
Likewise, Rs 9.61 crore are proposed for R&B sector , while Rs 3.18 crore for Irrigation sector with the target of modernizing 357 khuls in Bankote, Neera, Kastigarh, Dutter, Dharam, Chechwea villages.
As many as Rs. 42.94 lakh were proposed for agriculture, while Rs 42.83 lakh were sought under Self- employment sector.
The meeting was informed that 90 percent of work on the Degree College complex Ramban has been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 8.86 crore against the project cost Rs. 9.84 c rore.
The meeting was also informed that a provision of Rs. 64. 75 lakh has been kept for the district under MNREGA to take up 2128 works.
It was further informed that about 419 works like water conservation, draught proofing, minor irrigation, irrigation facility to SC/ST, renovation of traditional bodies, land development, flood control and protection, rural connectivity and Rajeev Gandhi Seva Kendra works were taken up last year. He said under the scheme, 31846 families have been provided 100 day employment.
The District Development Commissioner, Ramban Shabir Ahmed Bhat presented a power point presentation and apprised the House about the achievements and development activities made during 2010-11 and plan proposals for 2011-12 of the district Ramban.
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