Member of Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma today chaired meeting of Vigilance and Monitoring Committee for centrally sponsored schemes at Samba.The meeting was attended by Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga, MLA Samba Devinder Manyal, MLA Hiranagar Kuldeep Raj, DDC Samba Sheetal Nanda, SSP Samba Joginder Singh and district heads of various departments.The District/Sectoral officers of RDD, Horticulture, PDD, PWD, Social Welfare, Agriculture, Health and other departments apprised the chair about the physical and financial progress achieved during FY 2015-16 and 1st quarter of the present FY of their respective sectors. The Committee deliberated upon the targets and achievements of the departments and suggested measures to improve their performance.
The MP directed RDD to focus on flood protection works in Nud and other flood prone areas of the district. He enquired about the upkeep and maintenance of community toilets being built under Swachh Bharat Mission.He directed Horticulture department to arrange better marketing facilities for fruits growers in the area and asked them to lay focus on dissemination of information about various government schemes during the awareness camps.The MP further directed the officers to speed up the pace of works and take regular follow up of developmental works. Minister for Industries and Commerce stressed upon coordination among different departments for achieving tangible results on ground . He directed DDC Samba to monitor progress of works under different schemes. MLA Samba and Hiranagar also projected demands for various projects under their constituencies.Mr Jugal also announced Rs 8 Lakh additional funds for prefabricated toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission.