Vyas reviews flagship programmes
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 18: Principal Secretary Planning and Development Department, B B Vyas on Saturday reviewed the progress of various flagship programmes under implementation in the state, an official spokesman said.
He said in a presentation meeting, the Principal Secretary was given brief about the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Programme (PMRP), Horticulture Mission, MGNREGA and NRHM by the concerned departmental heads.
“It was stated in the meeting that under the revised PMRP of Rs 32,379 crores, the works under state sector are worth Rs 7,090 crore, in the Central sector executed by the state these stood at Rs 6279 crore and in the central Sector executed by the Centre Government at Rs 19, 018 crores,” he said.
The state sector projects, the spokesman said, include Rs 630 crore, Baglihar HEP transmission and distribution network, Srinagar-Leh transmission line, Mughal Road, Narbal-Tangmarg Road, ADB-I, ADB-II, construction of 14 new degree colleges, establishment of 10 more colleges and 9 new women ITIs, establishment of 119 model villages, 5242 housing units for migrants, land acquisition for PMGSY roads, rehabilitation of Dal-Nageen lake, etc.
“Under the MGNREGA works in the areas of water conservation and harvesting, drought proofing, afforestation, micro irrigation, IAY, land development, flood control, rural connectivity are being executed in the State. Under SSA as many as 10, 497 primary schools have been opened which include 5, 986 EGS centres converted and re-developed as primary schools. As many as 6,651 primary schools have been upgraded as upper primary schools and 654 seasonal centres established to cover 16341 nomadic children,” he said. ”Under the Horticulture Mission 3.25 lakh hectares have been brought for upgradation and quality production. The meeting was told that for the current financial year about Rs 3000 lakhs are being spent under the mission in the state while under NRHM over Rs 267 crores has been earmarked for the development of health sector in the State,” the spokesman added.
Speaking in the meeting B B Vyas stressed on timeline completion of works and judicious spending of funds. He said that huge central finances are available under flagship programmes and it was the responsibility of concerned heads of the departments to ensure the proper utilization of funds so that benefits reach the people within the targeted timeframe. He also emphasized on regular monitoring of schemes.
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