A meeting of the District Development and Monitoring Committee, Samba was held today under the Chairmanship of Member Parliament (Lok Sabha), Jugal Kishore Sharma.The DDCMC Committee ‘DISHA’ has been formed for maintaining effective coordination for the implementation of Central Government programmes for infrastructure development and Social and human resource development.It monitors the implementation of 28 schemes and programmes of Ministry of Rural Development and other Ministries to promote synergy and convergence for greater impact and is held quarterly.The meeting was attended by Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, MLA Samba Dr Devinder Kumar Manyal, MLC Master Noor Hussain, DDC Sheetal Nanda, district level officers and nominated members of DDCMC.The committee reviewed the progress achieved across various schemes such as MGNREGA, PMGSY, PMAY, SBM, PMKSY, UJJWALA and BADP.The MP directed officials to strictly adhere to timelines fixed for execution of works. He directed senior functionaries and nominated members of DDCMC to randomly check works completed by Rural Development Department across the district. He also sought details about progress achieved with respect to Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana.
The MP directed Horticulture department to focus on marketing facilities for farmers so that better linkages could be developed between the Producer and Mandies. He informed that Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and PM Development Plan shall provide better opportunities for the farmers. He also directed representatives of Oil companies to include left out beneficiaries under ‘Ujjwala Plus’ scheme in consultation with the District Administration.
The I &C Minister directed RDD to submit detailed reports on physical works completed in the District and whether their respective online data is uploaded on the portal. He also directed RDD to clear liabilities of JK Cement so that more cement could be supplied to the department. He emphasized for prompt submission for work estimates and necessary follow up by the concerned departments for avoiding procedural delays.The MLA Samba asked officials to display list of required documents for availing any service so that applicant need not to run from pillar to post. He also called for increasing the allocation under BADP as present funding doesn't suffice for development of border areas of the district. The Chairman directed officials to submit draft proposal for BADP in addition to present funds disbursed so that the matter could be taken up with the Central Govt. The DC asked departments to take up works under SDRF guidelines within the specified timeline.The Lead Bank Manager informed that Samba is leading in disbursal of loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.The meeting also discussed action taken under last DDCMC meeting. It was also decided that the Committee will tour the district and inspect various ongoing and completed works at the ground level.