Govt’s Intention Holistic Development Of Every District: Kansal

PULWAMA: Principal Secretary Power Development Department (PDD), Rohit Kansal Friday said that the intention of the government is to create a vision for every district in order to have holistic development in terms of infrastructure and socio-economical upliftment of these administrative units.

He was chairing a meeting to review progress under the Capex budget 2020-21 and discuss the annual Capex plan for the current financial year of District Pulwama.

He said that the reason behind nominating Administrative Secretaries as incharge secretaries of districts is to have a guardian and mentor for every district for handholding and to share their administrative experiences with the district administration.

He called upon the departments to have a close coordination among themselves for any developmental project in the district.

He impressed upon the heads of the department to finish all the works within given deadlines with respect to all the Centrally Sponsored Schemes and works taken under CAPEX Budget 2021-22.

He emphasised for timely submission of audit reports, UCs, action taken reports so that the works would be finished in time.

He directed the officers that besides focusing on infrastructure works they should also identify other activities which include social welfare schemes and focusing also on economic activities of their area while  making any developmental plans for the district.

With respect to the demand of stadium and playing fields in the area, he asked the revenue department to identify lands for the purpose.

Commenting on the Back to Village Programme, Block Diwas and Jan Abhiyan, Principal Secretary maintained that the aim of these programmes is to take the administration at the doorsteps of the people.

He directed the officers that during Block Diwas they must focus on 100 percent saturation of beneficiary oriented schemes, besides issuance of certificates like Domicile, Income, RBA and other Revenue related documents.

About the beautification plan of Pulwama town, the Principal Secretary asked the officers to come up with a holistic plan and consult Urban Planning Consultant while taking into consideration all the aspects of aesthetics and beautification of the area before executing any work.

With respect to electricity supply in the district, the Principal Secretary said that the PDD department is investing Rs 5000 crore in different schemes for the  purpose and the district will also  be covered under such schemes.

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