Srinagar, April 26
Director, Rural Development Department Kashmir, Gazanffer Ali, today convened a meeting of officers of the Department from the Srinagar and Ganderbal districts to review the status of ongoing developmental schemes in the districts.Assistant Commissioner Development, Srinagar and Ganderbal, Chief Planning Officers, Ganderbal and Srinagar, all Block Development Officers, Assistant Executive Engineers and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. The Assistant Commissioner Development, Srinagar and Ganderbal, while giving a breakup of achievements realized during the FY 2016-17, informed the meeting that under MGNREGA an amount of Rs. 2133.14 lac have been utilized on 2496 number of works in the Ganderbal district, generating some 8.38 lac person-days of employment. Whereas an amount of Rs 83.97 lakh have been utilized on 247 number of units, out of which 168 units have been finalized, under the IAY scheme in the district. With regard other schemes, like 13th FC, CD Panchayats and Non Plan, in the district, some 51 number of woks have been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 82.531 lac.
In respect of the Srinagar district, it was given out that during the FY 2016-17 some 233 number of works have been completed under MGNREGA with an expenditure of Rs.268.01 lac, generating some 0.582 lac person-days of employment, whereas 22 number of units have been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 4.55 lacs under the IAY scheme.
The Director directed for preparation of Action Plan for FY 2017-18 by way of conducting Gram Sabhas in both the districts with due consultations with the concerned MLAs. He impressed upon the officers to work with total dedication to achieve project targets in time.