SHOPIAN: To review the pace of developmental works and implementation of welfare schemes in the Shopian, District Development Commissioner (DDC), Shopian Mohammad Aijaz Asad chaired a meeting here on Saturday. Detailed discussion was held on the status of development projects, their stage-wise progress, issues involved therein and system of supervision and monitoring by the field officers, an official press note read.
According to the press note, The DDC directed the officers to accelerate developmental pace in the district and to ensure all targeted projects are completed within stipulated time. He also directed the officers to ensure field visit to check quality of work and remove bottlenecks, if any. Earlier, DDC had sought feedback from various departments regarding physical and financial status of developmental works in the district.
The DDC directed the concerned officers to take effective steps to implement welfare programmes on a mission mode for optimum results on ground. The DDC also asked the officers to submit physical and financial progress of ongoing development works on monthly basis so that any type of inordinate delay in the completion of the project does not occur.
The press note further read that the approved outlay for the year 2017-18 is Rs 8892.72 lacs and availability for the year 2017-18 is Rs: 2342.39 lacs out of that 85% has been utilised so far.
Chief Planning Officer, Executive Engineer R&B, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Education Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Project Officer ICDS, District Social Welfare Officer, and other concerned officers and engineers were present in the meeting.