Srinagar: The state government on Friday constituted a 17-member monitoring committee headed by Chief Secretary for effective implementation of the Reconstruction Plan for Jammu and Kashmir State announced by the Indian Prime Minister.
The Rs 80,000 crore package reconstruction plan (TAMEIR) was announced by Prime Minister Modi on 7 November 2015 for JK, flood restoration works, centrally sponsored schemes and identification of new projects.
The committee has been asked to provide guidance for immediate formulation of the action plans for execution of the Reconstruction Plan. It has been also tasked to monitor the implementation of the projects, review the progress of the Reconstruction Plan on a monthly basis for time-bound completion of projects, resolve bottlenecks or impediments, if any, in implementation.
The Monitoring Committee can co-opt any person, if required, at any point.
Meanwhile, the government also formed a standing committee headed by Financial Commissioner Planning and Development Department to facilitate clearance from concerned quarters for development of railway stations in the state to international standards.
The panel has been tasked to facilitate issuance of clearances like mutation of land, change of land use, heritage clearance, NOCs from local bodies, etc. in a time-bound manner, for redevelopment of Jammu Tawi and Udhampur railway stations. The 10-committee shall be serviced by the Planning and Development Department.