ANANTNAG: To review the physical and financial achievements of various departments under District CAPEX Budget 2018-19, the District Development Commissioner (DDC), Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik on Thursday chaired a meeting
The DDC took sector-wise review of progress of projects undertaken by different departments/agencies under District CAPEX Budget 2018-19 allocation and other GoI-sponsored schemes. He reviewed the schemes of Rural Development Department, Irrigation and Flood Control, R&B, PMGSY, Health, PDD, RAMSA, SSA, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries Education, Youth Services & Sports, PHE, Sheep and Animal Husbandry and others, an official handout read.
The meeting was informed that an allocation of Rs 199.5 crore has been sanctioned for the district under CAPEX Budget 2018-19. Out of an availability of Rs 168.06 crores, an expenditure of 131 crore has been made till the end of January, 2019, it read.
With regard to the progress achieved under MGNREGA an expenditure of Rs 5737.08 lakh has been booked against an availability of Rs 5897 lakh upto the end of January, 2019. “The department has also spent Rs 113 crores on completion of various works and has provided labour employment to Rs 1.20 lakh families generating 39 lakh man days. Under PMAY against 2042 BPL families 1st installment of Rs 893.00 lakh, under 2nd installment Rs 525.00 lakh and under 3rd installment of Rs 128.00 lakh has been disbursed among the beneficiaries under the scheme 336 house have been completed,” read the handout.
Under Youth Services and Sports sector, an expenditure of Rs 10.22 lakh has been made, out of the availability of 11.32 lakh, for the year 2018-19. Similarly, under Khelo India Programme, out of 35 play fields were developed for which an amount of Rs.70 crores has been released.
The meeting was informed that 31.35 km of road length has been macadamised under district sector and 57 km have been macadamised under CRF.
“Likewise, the progress under Power, R&B, PHE, I&FC, Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Forest, Fisheries, and Sheep Husbandry was also reviewed and progress was found satisfactory,” it read.
To implement the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya”, the DDC on the occasion said that to cover the un-electrified villages and remote areas of the district and to strengthen the distribution system an amount of Rs 261 cores has been sanctioned for the district. “Under Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” an amount of Rs 21.53 crores have been spent on providing of new and free electric connections to 5,100 un-electrified families of the district,” he said.
Threadbare discussions were held on the implementation of DDYGJY, for which Rs 28.29 crores have been sanctioned and Rs 93.69 crore have been sanctioned under PMDM Urban and Rs 41.70 crores for rural.
The DDC also revealed that JKIDFC has approved Rs 183.28 crores for the completion of 48 water supply schemes under languishing projects. Similarly R&B, health and education sectors were also discussed in the meeting.
Detailed discussions were also held on various issues related to effective implementation of vital schemes and projects in the district like; Government Medial College, Anantnag being constructed an estimated cost of Rs 139 crores which will be completed upto the end of 2019. The DDC directed the concerned officers to mobilise all the sources for effective and timely completion of developmental projects, it read further.
The DDC directed the concerned executing agencies to speed up the construction work on various projects and emphasised upon the officers to ensure accountability and timely completion of all projects. He also asked for the reconciliation among intending departments and executing agencies for better results and timely completion of the works, it added.