Chhewang chairs DISHA meeting, reviews centrally sponsored schemes

Excelsior Correspondent
LEH, June 10: Member Parliament, Ladakh, Thupstan Chhewang, today chaired a meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review the physical and financial achievements under various centrally sponsored schemes in Leh district.
While reviewing the performances of some major centrally sponsored schemes like MGNREGA, the meeting was informed by ACD, Leh, Tsering Paldan, that in the last financial year 2017-18, huge number of asserts including bridges, water reservoirs etc were created in the district for which a total of Rs 2750.78 lakh was released out of which Rs 2745.69 lakh was expend.
While reviewing projects under UIDSSMT in Leh town, Minister Dorjey and MP Chhewang took serious note for delay in the completion of Swerage Treatment Plant, Solid Waste Management Project, roads and poor progress on roads under PMGSY since few years despite timely release of funds and directed SE PWD Leh to take legal action against contractors and submit a report to DC Leh in next three days.
Inquiring about the dumping of pipes near Shanti Stupa by PHE Division in huge numbers without use since three years, Dorjey directed DC Leh to constitute an inquiry committee to investigate possible scam in this regard and also directed SE PWD to give details about the fee given to the consultant engaged for Open Stadium Leh (Rs 200 crore project).
While discussing about the projects under AMRUT scheme in Leh town, the meeting discussed in detail about the upcoming multi tier parking facility at Leh which is becoming a hot issue in the town due to its high cost and its location, which will destroy the beauty of Leh  town if executed.
Shortages of doctors including dental doctors also discussed while reviewing NHM. Minister Dorjey directed CMO, Leh and Construction Division Leh for earliest completion of Dialysis Ward of SNM Hospital Leh.
The meeting also discussed in detail State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS), Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojna, PMDP Rural and Saubhagya schemes, RURBAN, PMDP, SSA, RAMSA, Mid Day Meal and Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme.
The MP also took a detail review of funds released from his MPLADS and directed all the concerned officers and engineers to ensure timely and proper use of the funds without lapsing the funds.