Pace of development
Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha has been monitoring all the developmental projects in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir especially those sanctioned under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) projects.
Recently he held a high level meeting in the civil secretariat of Jammu and he was informed by the top civil servants about the pace of development of different pending projects.
He was also shown powerpoint presentations prepared by the bureaucrats for different projects and he stressed for the timeline of these projects and told different wings of the government that no further delay would be tolerated.
In the meeting Secretary DMRRR informed that 11 projects have been completed and 9 are substantially completed whereas 34 projects are at different stages of execution out of which 19 shall be completed by the end of 2021.
The Lt Governor also reviewed the progress of Iconic projects which included Hydro-electric Projects (HEP) of Kiru, Kwar, Shahpur Kandi, and Ujh.
Laying special emphasis on the timely execution of the projects, the Lt Governor directed the Administrative Secretaries to closely monitor the execution of all PMDP projects and have a regular review of the progress made thereof in order to remove the bottlenecks if any.
The Lt. Governor passed strict directions for speeding up on the ground implementation for early completion of the works. The Lt. Governor also called for regular monitoring and submission of progress reports on a monthly basis.
“Sectoral progress should be monitored regularly to avoid unnecessary delay”, he maintained. The Lt Governor asked the concerned officers to incorporate every detail of the projects including date of sanction, date of start of work, present status and targeted date of completion for effective monitoring.