Udhampur: District Development Council, Chairperson, Udhampur, Lal Chand today convened a meeting with officers of different departments to review the progress made under various centrally sponsored schemes, flagship programmes being implemented by the Agriculture and allied sectors in the District Udhampur, here at Conference Hall DC Office Complex.
The meeting was attended by DDC Vice Chairperson, Juhi Manhas; BDCs, DDCs, Additional District Development Commissioner, Ashok Kumar, Chief Agriculture Officer, Subash Sharma, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, S. Inderjeet Singh, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Dr Sanjeev Kumar and other officers of concerned departments besides PRIs.
In the meeting, detailed sector wise review was held which mainly includes Farm machinery, Distribution of quality seeds, Per Drop per crop under PMKSY, Integrated diary development under IDDS, Cattle feed units, Fodder development scheme, Fasal Bima Yojana, KCC, PM-Kissan, Status of different schemes under execution, physical and financial achievements of different departments etc discussed in detail.
The DDC Chairperson asked the officers to put in their dedicated efforts in accelerating the tempo of developmental activities pertaining to their departments so that desired targets could be achieved in a time bound manner. While reviewing the sector wise performance of Agriculture and allied sectors in the district, the DDC Chairperson asked the officers of Agriculture and allied departments to create awareness among the masses about the different income generating schemes by organizing camps in rural areas. He laid stress on enhancing the production of mushroom, honey, saffron, by encouraging the farming community about the cultivation of these crops.
The DDC Chairperson stressed upon the officers to rejuvenate their efforts for achievement of optimum results on the ground so that the benefits of development percolate to the masses at gross root level. The Chairperson asked the officers of concerned departments for preparation of department wise action plan .Directions were issued to concerned officers to gear up men and machinery for effective implementation of all government schemes on ground.
He stress upon all the departments to coordinate with the elected representative for generating awareness among the elected representatives so that the benefit of the flagship programmes of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Sericulture, Fisheries and other allied departments which is directly linked with the 80 percent population of farming community residing in rural areas. He also added that production in Agriculture and allied sectors will be boosted to enhance the livelihood of farmers and to double the income of farmers up to 2022.
He said that participation in the planning process is mandatory for all the departments for implementation of govt. schemes so that benefits of schemes reach to genuine beneficiaries. He further added that PRIs are acting as a bridge between Government and public and pace of development is increased in all sectors.