Member Parliament Jammu-Poonch Jugal Kishore Sharma, who is also the Chairman District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) ‘DISHA’, today reviewed status and progress under central government schemes at a meeting of members of the Committee and district officers of line departments, held here in PWD Guest House.Chairman, DDC, Jammu Bharat Bhushan, Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg, besides DISHA Committee Members Tara Chand and Haroon Chowdhury were also present in the meeting.At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner gave a powerpoint presentation on the achievements and progress registered 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 under the schemes being 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 make sure that the benefits under the Central Sponsored Schemes percolate to the targeted sections. He also stressed on creating mass awareness for the effective implementation of Central Sponsored Schemes at the grassroots level.The MP emphasized on optimum utilization of available resources and instructed the concerned officers for regular monitoring and follow- up of all ongoing development works to achieve quality parameters.It was informed that Rs 73486.59 Lakhs were sanctioned under the Languishing project scheme for 252 projects including roads, bridges, school buildings, out of which 145 projects have been completed till date and work on the rest 106 is at different stages of execution.The Deputy Commissioner further informed the Chair that a total 4023 works have been completed under MGNREGA, while 5023 candidates were enrolled under Himayat, 3170 have completed the training in different trades, 1205 are undergoing training and 1545 have been placed in different jobs.Regarding Ayushman Bharat scheme, the Deputy Commissioner informed the MP that against 1441400 beneficiaries in Jammu district, 739651 have been registered and 727756 provided Golden Cards so far. The chair also reviewed the progress on CRF projects being executed in the district and directed the officers to closely monitor the execution work.
Regarding PMAY, the MP was apprised that against the target of constructing 5272 houses, 4640 have been completed.Similarly, under IWMP, 210 works have been approved out of which 50 have been completed so far.Regarding MPLAD, the Chair was informed that for 16th Lok Sabha, out of 704 works 608 have been completed and for 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 works on the twin projects have been completed and rest would be completed within a few months.Under 14th FC, out of total 6255 works 3631 have been completed, while under PMGSY out of total 765 road length, 667 has been constructed.Appreciating the efforts of district administration Jammu, the MP expressed satisfaction over the overall progress of the district in the implementation of the centrally sponsored schemes. He also advised the members of PRIs and MCs to effectively monitor and help administration in successful implementation of the schemes. The MP directed the officers concerned to resolve the bottlenecks, if any.He further directed the concerned agencies to complete all the pending development works within the given timeline. The officers and field functionaries were asked to work as a team for achieving better results and ensuring effective public service delivery.While congratulating the DC Jammu for being adjudged as number 1 district in composite ranking among the 20 districts of UT of J&K, the MP also appreciated the district officers who are leaving no stone unturned in the development of the district.