Secretary RDD reviews functioning of deptt in Samba, Kathua

Secretary RDD Sheetal Nanda chairing a meeting on Thursday.
Secretary RDD Sheetal Nanda chairing a meeting on Thursday.

Excelsior Correspondent

SAMBA, Feb 4: Secretary Rural Development Department, Sheetal Nanda today reviewed the functioning of department and implementation of Central schemes in the Samba and Kathua districts in two separate meetings, held at conference DC office here.
The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner, Samba Rohit Khajuria, Director Panchayati Raj, Additional Secretary RDD Jammu, Assistant Commissioner Development Samba, Sidharath Dhiman, besides other district officers, BDOs, JEs and filed staff.
At the outset, the district heads of RDD presented the District wise/Panchayat wise status of works taken up under various schemes of RDD. The Secretary took a comprehensive review of the progress on various schemes initiated in the Districts under rural development sector including Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), MGNREGA, payments of wages, Aadhaar seeding, job card and other schemes.
Other issues discussed in the meeting included number of works completed, new targets, financial performance under MGNREGA, physical and financial progress under Panchayat Ghars.
The ACDs of district Samba and Kathua appraised the Secretary about various targets achievements, ongoing works, pendency and other issues in their respective District.
Sheetal Nanda assured that Government will provide all possible financial assistance to the districts to uplift rural infrastructure.
She directed the officers to work with added dedication for making the blocks under their jurisdiction as model blocks and also set timeline for achieving the targets.