*Div Com Jammu reviews developmental scenario at Doda* *Also Met with members of civil society and MC Doda*
Publish Date : 17/06/2019
Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Kumar today reviewed developmental scenario and progress on mega developmental projects at a meeting of divisional & district heads of the key departments.
At the outset, the District Development Commissioner Doda Dr. Sagar D Doifode gave details of ongoing projects taken up PHE, PWD, PDD, Health, PMGSY, Forest, Agriculture and Horticulture sectors.
The Div Com took stock of condition of roads, water requirement and availability, power requirement and availability in the township, execution and widening of road by Gref, EOC, status of PMGSY roads and disbursement of compensation to the owners of acquired land, status of CRF roads, status of languishing projects and timeline for completion, health services including NHM, plantation programme and preparation of convergence plan.
The meeting also reviewed the skill development initiatives achievements in handicraft and handloom sectors, agriculture and horticulture production.
Direction has been passed on to these departments to go for new techniques, innovative works and for inclusion of new activities and capacity building of the people’s so that sources of livelihood generation can be increased to fulfil the purpose of the existence of the respective departments.
While reviewing the sector-wise performance of the line departments, the DDC apprised the Div Com about major ongoing developmental projects of the district including polytechnic college at beoli,progess of DC office complex, Construction of GDC khilotran, Construction of Multipurpose indoor hall at Doda, construction of truck terminal at Akramabad etc.
Taking stock of languishing projects, the Div Com directed the Executive Engineers to form a pert chart and asked the DDC to check the weekly progress on each work.
The Div Com directed the concerned officers to take effective steps for timely completion of these projects.
The meeting was informed that in PHE sector new 375 schemes and 32 languishing projects in which 16 are targeted to be completed by the end of this year.
PHE & PDD functionaries were directed to take measures to improve supply of drinking water and power besides other facilities and ensure that the people do not suffer, besides div com was informed that shortfall of 23 lakh gallons of water is still there against which 12 lakhs of gallon of water will be provided to the people by the end of this year.
DDC apprised the div com about the quality of water supply supplied especially in doda town,which followed the directions by div com to the PHE department to collect the water sample from all the towns of district to check the quality of water which is being provided to the people.
The Div Com also reviewed the division wise physical progress of PMGSY roads and laid stress on timely completion of the projects,and also directed them to entertain new technology and innovative concepts for completion of the projects undertaken without harming much to the environment and keeping in view the safety measures for the protection of the people.
While reviewing the education sector DDC Doda apprised the div com about the ongoing innovative initiative project Zimedari launched by district administration under which various reformative activities were taken into account and is still going on for which div com has applauded the efforts of DDC.
Futher authorities of forest department were directed to carryout effective plantation of tress alongside the roads under convergence with mgnerega.
The Div Com also reviewed the progress of newly sanctioned college and was informed by the DDC that land for the college has been already identified and notification for admission is already issued which will function temporarily in HSS Kastigarh till the completion of permanent accommodation,for which div com directed concerned to start the execution work of the campus buildings immediately when land will be available.
Also the issue of dislocated Ayush hospital were discussed in which directions were given to the director health services to resolve the issue with ISM department on priority basis so that the benifits of the respective hospital will be availed,besides progress on newly sanctioned GMC Doda were also discussed.
Later, the Div Com also interacted with Self Help Groups, UMEED groups to take an account of the activities which they are carrying out at their households level for their livelihood.
Besides President MC Doda along with Counsellors, members of civil society Doda,senior citizens of doda also met with div com and raised various issues pertaining PHE department,requirement of park at malwas, effective implementation of SBM,link roads for disconnected wards,completion of old eid gah road,improper drainage system, payment of pending payment under PMGSY, implementation of rehabilitation policy for people of Pul Doda, improper solid waste management in mohallas, parking issues nearby district hospital, road connectivity for picnic spots in doda,besides division and district officers of the concerned departments were also present.