Udhampur in focus
Udhampur district of Jammu region is in the sharp focus of the government for the many developmental projects.
Recently the Chief Secretary conducted a comprehensive assessment of many ongoing developmental projects in Udhampur district.
During the review of the Devika project, the UEED department was instructed to expedite the pending work, including restoration and house-to-house connections. The Education department was directed to rationalize teaching staff in government schools within a month. He emphasized the importance of ensuring that all eligible beneficiaries are covered by government schemes and called for effective coordination among departments at the grassroots level. District heads of various departments provided updates on their respective schemes and their current status.
The Labour and Employment department was tasked with creating a comprehensive database of unemployed youth in the district and ensuring that reasonable opportunities for self employment are provided to each one of them. The agencies responsible for the Integrated Development of Tourist Facilities in Mantalai were directed to complete their work within one month. Additionally, the Director of Tourism was instructed to develop a District Tourism plan. The revenue Department was asked to complete Geo referencing by the end of October 2023. In the review of RDD sector projects, the ACD was asked to enhance coverage under MGNREGA and organize competitions related to Amrit Sarovar. The Traffic department was instructed to install CCTV cameras on the National Highway. District Sports officers were directed to organize games and activities at the panchayat, block, and district levels to promote participation.