Anantnag: Principal Secretary, Public Works Department, Shailendra Kumar, today reviewed progress on implementation of various development schemes in the district.
Principal Secretary, who has been nominated as mentor for Anantnag district, took stock of achievements recorded in the district under various centrally sponsored and state sector schemes. He asked the concerned officers to ensure that all ongoing works are completed before onset of winter season.
He laid focus on efficient utilization of lean months for detailed preparation of development plans for the next year so that execution of projects could be resumed in April without delay.
Shailendra had a detailed review of implementation of MGNREGA, CAPEX, JJM, AMRUT, PMDP, JKIDFC, PMGSY, NABARD and other related schemes.
Officials from R&B, PDD, Jal Shakti, Health, Horticulture, Agriculture and other allied departments participated in the meeting and presented their progress.
Shailendra Kumar, while assessing progress under Jal Jeevan Mission in the district, was informed about several obstacles being faced by the department in smooth implementation of the scheme.
He asked the officials to ensure that project execution timelines are followed strictly so that the deadline of August 15, 2022 for providing tap water for all can be met.
Later, a delegation of PRI members led by DDC Chairman, MY Gorsi, called on Principal Secretary and put forth several demands and problems. Their issues included early completion of tendered projects, forest clearances for road connectivity, installation of solar lights, coaching facility for competitive exams and related demands.
Principal Secretary assured the delegations of timely redressal of their grievances.