Jugal chairs DISHA meeting, reviews progress of development works

MP Jugal Kishore Sharma chairing DISHA meeting at Jammu on Friday.
MP Jugal Kishore Sharma chairing DISHA meeting at Jammu on Friday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 04: Member Parliament Jammu-Poonch, Jugal Kishore Sharma, who is also the Chairman District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) ‘DISHA’, chaired a review meeting with members of DISHA and district officers of line departments to check status and progress of programs of Central Government here, today.
Chairman, DDC Bharat Bhushan, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Anshul Garg, Member DISHA Committee, Tara Chand and Haroon Chowdhury besides other concerned district officials were also present in the meeting.
During the meeting Deputy Commissioner gave a power point presentation on the achievements and progress under different schemes and the status of various developmental projects being executed in the district by different agencies.
The MP took a comprehensive review of physical and financial achievements of Centrally sponsored schemes PMGSY, 14th FC, RURBAN, DDUGJY, B2V3, Languishing Projects, Ayushman Bharat, NRLM, PMAY, IWMP, MGNREGA, PM-KISAN, KCC Swachh Bharat Mission, etc. He also reviewed the achievements of various schemes implemented by the PWD, PDD, Jal Shakti Department, Agriculture, Horticulture, Education, Social Welfare, Labor Department, Urban Development Department and others.
The MP instructed the concerned functionaries to make sure that the benefits under various Central Sponsored Schemes (CSS) percolate to the targeted sections. He also stressed on creating mass awareness for the effective implementation of Central Sponsored Schemes at the grassroots level. The MP emphasized on optimum utilization of available resources and instructed the concerned officers for regular monitoring and follow- up of all ongoing development works to achieve quality parameters.
It was informed that Rs 73486.59 Lakhs were sanctioned under the Languishing Project Scheme for 252 projects including roads, bridges, school buildings, out of which 145 projects have been completed till date and the 106 are at different stages of execution.
Deputy Commissioner further appraised the MP, that in total 4023 works have been completed under MGNREGA.
Under Himayat, the MP was appraised that total 5023 candidates were enrolled and 1205 candidates are undergoing training, whereas 3170 candidates have already completed their training and 1545 candidates have been placed in different jobs.
Regarding Ayushman Bharat scheme, the DC informed that there are 1441400 beneficiaries in Jammu district out of which 739651 have been registered and 727756 Golden Cards have been generated so far. The MP also reviewed the progress of CRF projects being executed in the district and directed the officers to closely monitor the execution work.
The MP was apprised that out of 5272 houses, 4640 have been completed under IWMP, 210 works have been approved out of which 50 have been completed so far.
Regarding MPLAD, the MP was informed that under 16th Lok Sabha, out of 704 works 608 have been completed and under 17th Lok Sabha, out of approved 101 works 35 have been completed so far.
Regarding Jammu-Akhnoor Highway and Ring road projects, the MP was apprised that maximum works have been completed and rest would be completed within few months.