Kulgam: Union Minister of State Railways, Coal and Mines, Raosaheb Patil Danve today visited Kulgam district the under Central Government’s Public Outreach Programme. He reviewed developmental scenario of the district besides reviewing implementation status of Central Sponsored Schemes.
During his visit, he chaired a meeting of officers at Rest House and took detailed review of various schemes and programmes of the government.
The Minister reviewed implementation and progress recorded under MGNREGA, PMAY, NRLM, NHM, Ayushman Bharat JSY, JSSK PMGSY, JJM, ICDS, PMAY-U and various other schemes. He also took department-wise extensive review of Geology & Mining, Education and other departments and sectors. Later, the Minister laid foundation stone for construction of material recovery facility shed which will come up at an estimated cost of Rs 2.75 crore and also laid foundation stone for development of children’s park at Kulgam.
During a distribution camp at Mini-Secretariat, the Minister distributed motorised tricycles and wheel chairs among specially abled persons. He also distributed farm machinery and sanction letters to beneficiaries of PMAY-U and scholarship cheques for higher education among registered constructional workers.
The Minister also interacted with beneficiaries of various flagship schemes like PMAY, MGNREGA, NRLM and also interacted with SHG members.
While addressing the people and beneficiaries of various schemes, the Minister said that Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendar Modi is consistently working for betterment and upliftment of downtrodden and poor people and people are now getting benefited directly from schemes of Government.
The Minister also interacted with several delegations and also held interaction with Project Proponents of Mining Blocks at Resthouse Chawalgam.
Later the Minister visited Chambagund Kulgam Bridge and took stock of progress made on the bridge by the executing agency. Officers informed the Minister that the bridge will get completed within a month and total project cost of the project is Rs 32.04 crore.
The Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat through a powerpoint presentation highlighted the achievements, special initiatives and best practices of the district administration under different schemes.