District Development Commissioner Samba, S Rajinder Singh Tara chaired a preliminary meeting of District Development Co-ordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review physical and financial achievements under Central Sponsored Schemes (CSS) for the financial year 2017-18. The meeting also discussed plans for the financial year 2018-19 including new initiatives under Central Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to be projected in the scheduled DISHA meeting.The DDC was apprised of previous year achievements of different departments and new proposals being taken up for discussion in the DISHA meeting.The DDC directed the officers for speedy execution of works and timely submission of data related to various plans and schemes so that it can be reflected during proceedings of DISHA meeting. He further asked them to submit complete plan with photographs and success stories to highlight major achievements of their respective sectors.
Action taken reports of the last year DISHA meeting were also discussed.Besides, overall preparations and preparedness for smooth conduct of DISHA meeting were also discussed with all the District and Sectoral officers.The meeting was attended by PO ICDS Samba, ACD Samba, ASP Samba, GM DIC Samba, PO DRDA,PO IWMP, Xens of various departments and District and Sectoral Officers. Meanwhile, the DDC along with SSP, SDM Ghagwal, DIG BSF Regal Mawa sector, Tehsildar Samba and Rajpura visited border areas of the District to take stock of the situation following reports of cross border firing.The DDC Samba visited Pangdor, Bainglad, Kangwala, Rajpura and Madhoon and took stock of situation following tension on border and interacted with the residents of these areas. The DDC directed field staff to put in place all necessary arrangements if case of evacuation.