Put in extra efforts to provide best facilities to people: MP Jugal Kishore Sharma to officers

Chairs DISHA meeting, reviews progress of development works


JAMMU : Member Parliament Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha Constituency, Jugal Kishore Sharma, who is also the Chairman District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) -DISHA, on Friday chaired a meeting of members of the Committee and officers of line departments to review the implementation and progress achieved under central government programs in Jammu District.

Chairman, DDC Jammu, Bharat Bhushan; DDC Vice- Chairman, Suraj Singh; Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Anvy Lavasa; JMC Commissioner, Rahul Yadav; ADDC Ramesh Kumar; CPO Yoginder Katoch; Member DISHA Committee Anjali Sharma, besides other district officials were also present in the meeting.

At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner gave a powerpoint presentation on the achievements and progress under different schemes and the status of the developmental projects being executed in the district by different agencies.

The MP took a comprehensive review of physical and financial achievements of centrally sponsored schemes PMGSY, 14th FC, RURBAN, DDUGJY, B2V3, Languishing Projects, Ayushman Bharat, NRLM, PMAY, IWMP, MGNREGA, PM-KISAN, KCC Swachh Bharat Mission, etc.

The MP also reviewed the achievements of the schemes implemented by the PWD, PDD, Jal Shakti Department, Agriculture, Horticulture, Education, Social Welfare, Labor Department, Urban Development Department and others.

The MP instructed the concerned functionaries to put in extra efforts to ensure that the benefits of the Central Schemes percolate down to the targeted sections. He also stressed on creating mass awareness for effective implementation of Central Sponsored Schemes at the grassroots level.

The MP emphasized on optimum utilization of available resources and instructed the concerned officers to closely monitor the ongoing development works to achieve quality parameters.

The Deputy Commissioner further appraised the Chair that 138 MGNREGA works were completed within two months of 2022-23 financial year and work on 4072 was in progress.

It was appraised that total 5172 candidates were enrolled under HIMAYAT scheme, 3952 candidates have completed the training and 1807 candidates have been placed in different jobs, while 462 candidates are undergoing training.

Regarding Ayushman Bharat scheme, the Deputy Commissioner informed the MP that there are 1300828 beneficiaries in Jammu district out of which 820995 have been registered, while 820646 Golden Cards have been generated so far.

The chair also reviewed the progress of CRF projects being executed in the district and directed the officers to closely monitor the execution of work.

Regarding the PMAY scheme, the MP was apprised that against the target of 5016 houses, 4749 have been completed.

Regarding MPLAD, the Chair was informed that under 16th Lok Sabha, out of 704 works, 621 have been completed and under 17th Lok Sabha, out of approved 101 works 35 have been completed so far.

Regarding Jammu-Akhnoor Highway and Ring road projects, the MP was apprised that maximum work has been completed and rest would be completed within few months.

Similarly, under 14th FC, out of total 4959 works 3663 have been completed. Similarly, while under PMGSY against the target of 765 KM road length, 728 KM has been completed.

Appreciating the efforts of district administration, the MP expressed satisfaction on the overall progress in the implementation of the centrally sponsored schemes. He also advised the members of PRIs and MCs to help the administration in successful implementation of the schemes. The MP directed the officers concerned to resolve the bottlenecks, if any.

Reviewing the progress of different projects, the MP directed the concerned agencies to complete all the pending works within the given timeline. He exhorted upon the officers and field functionaries to work as a team for better results and delivery of different services to the people.