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Mission Amrit Sarovar

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In Srinagar district recently Mission Amrit Sarovar was reviewed so that the pace of development is ascertained on the ground.

In order to review the progress in the implementation of Mission Amrit Sarovar, aimed at developing and rejuvenating water bodies, a meeting of the Rural Development Department was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex.

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar reviewed the progress made so far in implementation of Mission Amrit Sarovar by the concerned Departments in the District in rejuvenating springs/ponds for their development as envisaged under the Mission.

He sought an action plan from all the line Departments in order to fill the gaps to fully achieve the target as per set indicators under Mission.

He was apprised that about 77 springs/ponds have been rejuvenated/ developed so far by RDD, I & FC, SMC, Soil Conservation and Forest Departments in the District and 03 new Amrit Sarovars are being taken up this year.

He stressed the concerned officers to lay focused  attention on identifying the Gaps to fill them at the earliest.

He asked them to strengthen catchment treatment measures, besides ensuring timely uploading of data.

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