ANANTNAG, MAY 18: District Development Commissioner Anantnag took detailed review of the physical and financial achievements made under various sectors in the district for 2014-15 at a meeting held at Dak Bungalow Khanabal. The Joint Director Planning, Superintending Engineer PDD, Superintending Engineer R&B and all the sectoral officers and other Engineers were present in the meeting.
It was given out in the meeting that Under PHE sector, out of 290 damaged schemes and 762 numbers of damaged works, Rs. 430 lakh released under SDRF have been spent in full on temporary restoration of 290 damaged water supply schemes and damaged works under the PHE sector in the district. Under District Sector five water supply schemes were completed physically at Cheertanzi, Dahran Mantpora, Achabal, Akhoonpora and Vail. As many as 11 habitations were covered and 18894 souls were provided safe drinking water.
It was given out in the meeting that 11 fully damaged bridges have been restored by way of construction of diversions and 70 percent work on temporary restoration of partially damaged 43 bridges have been completed at a cost of Rs. 68.49 lakhs Connectivity of all effected 322 km. road length has been restored at a work done cost of Rs.300.45 lakhs.
The Assistant Commissioner Development Anantnag informed the meeting that under MG NREGA 72160 job cards were issued and out of 7157 works taken up including spill over works, 4635 works were completed with an expenditure of Rs. 21.16 crore generating 4.81 lakh mandays and under IAY scheme 1234 residential houses were completed with an expenditure of Rs.6.34 crore.
While informing about the achievements made under Horticulture sector, the Chief Horticulture officer Anantnag said that against an availability of Rs. 6.40 lakhs for the year 2014-15 under District Plan the amount was spent in full out of which Rs. 3.20 lakh was spent on Form-Mechanization schemes under which 20 power sprayers were provided on Rs.12,000 subsidy to 20 beneficiaries.
While giving the details of the achievements under Agriculture sector, the District Agriculture Officer informed that under District sector against the allocation of Rs. 6.57 lakhs and released amount of Rs.3.37 lakhs has been booked in full on distribution of PP. Machinery on 50 percent subsidy maximum upto Rs. 10,000 /- per unit for 8 cases, blast control measures, Mushroom Development, farmers training camps, distribution of kits among Bee keepers on 50 percent subsidy.
Also for construction of R. Walls under soil conservation Rs. 0.97 lakhs out of the released amount of Rs. 1.12 lakhs in 10 cases. Under National Mission on oil seeds and oil palm a centrally sponsored scheme, Rs. 72,000 was spent on the Tanning of 3 batches of 30 formers for two days and Rs. 20,000/- was spent on 50 percent cost limited to Rs. 10,000/- for small, marginal, ST, SC form women, FPO etc. for 2 cases.
Under RKVY 6 power tillers on 50 percent subsidy cost maximum to Rs.0.75 lakhs per unit were booked for 6 beneficiaries, 40 IP sets for the maximum subsidy for 0.10 lakhs per unit for 40 beneficiaries stand booked. An allocation of Rs. 22.12 lakhs has been made available under RKVY for district Anantnag and the subsidy cost for purchase of Machinery has been booked and the machinery have been made available to the formers.
The District Development Commissioner directed the officers to submit the photographs of the completed works within 10 days and the committees were framed for inspection of the schemes and works under the supervision of District Agriculture Officer and District Horticulture Officer Anantnag.
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