Chairperson DDC Udhampur reviews status of ADP, District Capex Budget 2022-23 projects
Udhampur : A meeting of District Development Council Udhampur was held today in the Conference Hall of DC Office Complex here under the Chairmanship of DDC Chairman, Lal Chand to review the status of Area Development Plan, District Capex Budget 2022-23 PRI, BDC and DDC grants and other developmental works.
Vice Chairperson DCC, Juhi Manhas Pathania, Additional District Development Commissioner, Ghan Shyam Singh, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of District Development Udhampur, Chief Planning Officer, Mudassir Yaqoob Zargar, Assistant Commissioner Development, Ranjeet Kotwal, BDCs, DDCs and BDOs and other district officers attended the meeting.
Threadbare discussions were held on various aspects which include Physical progress of Area Development plan works, Physical status of District Capex budget and new works, Block Wise Physical/Financial status of works 2022-23 under ADP and other departmental works, Detail of works completed under ADP during 2022-23 in respect of District Udhampur, Block/sector wise new works of PRI, Block/sector wise SOS works of BDC, Constituency/sector wise new works of DDC etc discussed in detail.
At the outset, the ADDC presented a welcome address and gave a detailed PowerPoint presentation on the physical and financial progress achieved on developmental works being executed under different sectors in the district during the year 2022-23.
He briefed the Council about the physical progress of the Area Development plan for the year 2022-23. He apprised that out 1927 works including 1388 new works, 472 SOS works and 67 works of RDD have been approved under ADP, out of which 1493 works have been completed so far.
Briefing about the financial achievements, he said an expenditure of Rs-34.39 crore has been incurred till 31-12-2022. He informed that 84.36 percent of expenditure has been recorded against the available funds.
The Chairman reviewed the scheme/ sector wise progress of various works. He also extended New Year greetings to all the participants. He stressed upon all the concerned Officers to gear up the process for completion of targets and utilization of 100% funds.
He stressed upon the officers to maintain transparency and accountability in the execution of works. He impressed upon the officers to work with zeal and dedication to achieve the set targets during the current financial year and also stressed on close monitoring of ongoing works to ensure quality and adherence to timelines.
Necessary directions were issued to the concerned department for completion of all ongoing projects at stipulated time frame without compromising their quality and leaving no scope of any complaint from any quarter.
He called for great synergy and cooperation between District Administration and PRIs. The DDC Chairperson also appreciated the work done by District Administration for achieving physical progress under Area Development plan and other sectors for effective public delivery system and effective implementation of government schemes in the district.
During the meeting, BDCs and DDCs raised various issues and demands regarding shortage of staff in educational and health institutions, unscheduled power cuts, 14th FC, Providing electricity poles, Installation of mobile tower, providing bus service, repairing of hand pumps etc.