‘Aspirational Districts’ programme

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CEO ERA reviews transformation of Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Chief Executive Officer Economic Reconstruction Agency J&K, Farooq Ahmad Lone on Monday convened a meeting here at Dak Bungalow to assess the progress being made in Baramulla under the central government’s ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme.
The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, Director Planning A G Malik, and heads of various departments besides other concerned officers from the district.
During the meeting, the CEO reviewed the District Vision Plan 2018-22 document created for district Baramulla. Under this vision plan, the state government has sought Rs 2000 crore to be spent over next five years for implementation of various developmental programmes. This allocation is in addition to the existing funds available for various CSSs.
He expressed satisfaction over the vision document and said the baseline and monthly targets defined under the document should be timely met. He impressed upon officers to ensure 100 percent achievement of targets under all performance indicators for each sector defined under the programme viz health and nutrition, education, basic infrastructure, financial inclusion, skill development, agriculture and water resources.
Farooq Lone impressed upon all concerned district functionaries to do a detail resource mapping in the district and ensure efficient allocation of all available resources so that the planned growth for the district can be achieved within the set time frame. He asked the officers to make all concerted efforts required to register overall development in all sectors so that the district can become an example for other 115 aspirational districts selected under the programme.

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