Dr Jitendra Singh reviews status of mega dev projects in Ramban
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Dr Jitendra Singh reviews status of mega dev projects in Ramban


Dr Jitendra Singh reviews status of mega dev projects in Ramban

Published on :21 Oct,2017 By :- UNT News Desk

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Union Minister of State for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) (Independent Charge), PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today chaired a high level meeting to review the development scenario in Ramban district.

The Union Minister and Member Parliament Lok Sabha from Kathua-Udhampur constituency   also addressed a public gathering at Neera   in the presence of Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ramban, Neelam Kumar Langeh, District Development Commissioner Ramban, Tariq Hussain Ganai along with SSP, Mohan Lal, ADDC Ravinder Sadhu, ADC Gurvinder Jit Singh and other district and sectoral officers.

           In the officers meeting the union minister had a detailed review of the status and progress of various mega development projects being executed in the district. He directed the concerned authorities to expedite the progress on these vital works to ensure their timely completion.

Dr Singh asked the DDC to evolve an effective mechanism for regular monitoring and follow up of all ongoing development works. He also exhorted upon them to hold periodic review meetings with all the stakeholders to meet the purpose behind launch of these projects envisaging improvement in living standards of people.

He also reviewed forest clearance issues of construction companies and directed the forest department to coordinate with DC for early settlement of cases so that national projects are completed timely. He directed the administration to ensure employment opportunities for local youth in ongoing projects.

He asked the Deputy Commissioner to identify financial or technical barrier causing delay in development works so that could be rectified at the appropriate time for larger interest of the society.

          The meeting also had a review of physical and financial status of works being done under MPLADS, PMGSY and related development projects including water supply schemes.

            He directed the executing agencies to start work of community hall Rajgrah besides speeding up work of fencing of Gora Gali Gool and filtration plant. Minister also took the stock of progress of projects including indoor stadium at chanderkot, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya and bridge over river Chenab at Maitra, up-gradation of Patnitop to Sanasar Road and asked DDC to follow-up the projects so that same can be started at an earliest.

             Emphasizing on optimum utilization of available resources, the Union Minister exhorted upon the concerned officers to gear up their men and machinery to meet the work requirements thus satiating people‚Äôs aspirations.

MLA Ramban projected various issues pertaining to upgradation of roads, electricity supply, health, education, construction of viewpoints along national highway, water supply and other basic amenities in his constituency besides seeking an early redressal of the same.

The Union Minister asked the officers to prioritize the redressal of issues related to basic amenities so that the people may not suffer on this account.

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