Innovation in rural development
Public participation is must for the rural development in Jammu and Kashmir.
J&K administration is trying to innovate and intervene on the ground in order to complete many rural development works.
Recently Secretary, Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, held a detailed interaction with the Assistant Commissioners Development (ACD), Assistant Commissioners Panchayat (ACP) and Engineering head of Rural Engineering Wing (REW) for a comprehensive citizen centric development planning and outreach. A review of flagship schemes and programs was also conducted during the meeting.
He asked the ACDs and ACPs to spearhead convergence and innovation in rural infrastructure development with great public participation. He discussed about futuristic planning through creation of outcome oriented rural landscape development. The officers was asked for an immediate focus on completion of DDC and BDC office building, panchayat ghars and other community assets for establishment of institutions of Local Self Government. The shortage of technical and engineering staff highlighted by the officers was also discussed for early resolution.
He held detailed deliberations with the Heads of Departments, ACDs and ACPs for transitioning the platform of “Block Diwas” towards a measurable service-delivery event for all the departments, making it more vibrant, inclusive and change oriented.