Dir Agri for expediting key schemes to meet set targets

Dir Agri for expediting key schemes to meet set targets
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Stresses strengthening public accountability, transparency, digital expenditure of funds

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Tuesday highlighted the need for maximising the reach of different schemes and time-bound completion of all the ongoing programmes and projects, emphasising upon strengthening the public accountability and transparency besides digital expenditure of funds
He said this while reviewing the progress on the implementation of various GoI-sponsored schemes in the agriculture sector in Baramulla.
Andrabi took a comprehensive and scheme-wise review of progress on implementation of different agriculture schemes, projects in the district at a meeting of district officers, an official handout read.
He stressed upon the concerned officers of allied wings to work with coordination and zeal for the all-round development of agriculture sector. He appreciated the officers for achieving the set targets of different schemes, it read.
Director agriculture also held a meeting with all the DDOs to review the expenditure status under different schemes. He impressed upon them to “enforce expenditure and physical discipline”. Andrabi said, “Expenditure monitoring across all the schemes shall be done on real-time basis, the funds shall be spent only on the approved items on the expenditure, and strictly, for the purpose, they have been released.”
He also met Deputy Commissioner Baramulla and had a detailed discussion on the overall agriculture scenario in the district and about the progress under ‘aspirational district scheme’ being implemented in district Baramulla and Kupwara of Kashmir division, read the handout.