The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying hard to complete the important projects within the timelines. In this direction recently Secretary Planning has asked all departments to achieve completion targets of works under Capex budget as per directions of Chief Secretary.
He reviews UT Capex works & CSS with Planning heads of all Administrative Departments in order to get feedback about the completed works.
Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, recently chaired a meeting to review expenditure under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), physical/financial progress under UT Capex, physical verification of completed works and projects identified for monitoring on UT PMG portal.
The Planning Officers of all Administrative Departments participated in the meeting. Secretary Planning directed all concerned officers to do daily departmental review in view of approaching closure of the Financial Year 22-23 and to ensure that the budget released gets fully utilised before 31st March.
The meeting started with the review of fund availability & expenditure position under Centrally Sponsored & Central Sector Schemes. Single Nodal Account (SNA) has been operationalised in the UT for implementing various CSS. It was apprised that the off-take of funds under CSS has improved by about Rs 900 crore compared to last year for the period ending January from Rs 9423 crore to Rs 10303 crore.