Complete all languishing projects before end of March: Samoon
Jammu, Mar 2:
Principal Secretary Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries departments, Dr.
Asgar Hassan Samoon, today directed the concerned to complete all the
languishing projects of Animal & Sheep Husbandry departments before end of
March this year.
He was speaking
at a review meeting convened to take stock of progress on these languishing
projects, so far.
The meeting was
attended by Directors of Animal and Sheep Husbandry departments from both the
divisions, Chief Animal Husbandry Officers and Chief Sheep Husbandry Officers
of all the districts, Engineers from executing agencies like R&B, PHE and
others were present in the meeting.
upon the concerned departments to accelerate the pace of work wherever required
so that all the projects get completed well before the deadline of March. He
asked the officials to visit the sites and remove the bottlenecks, if any, so
that these projects are dedicated to public soon.
Secretary reviewed each of the projects and ascertained their current status
from the concerned officers. He asked them to work in collaboration with the
district administration for ensuring that these projects get completed at the
It was informed
that among the 44 projects of Animal and Sheep Husbandry departments, 4 have
been completed under ESVHD, the payments against 13 have been released, 1 has
been uploaded for payment, 4 are geo tagged and 22 are at different stages of
Further, it was
revealed that Animal Husbandry has 9 projects each in Kashmir and Jammu
divisions, Sheep Husbandry has 8 in Kashmir and 15 in Jammu division whereas
Fisheries has 3 projects funded under the languishing category.
It was decided
that all the departments would intensify their efforts for delivering these
projects well before the deadline of March, 2020.