Srinagar, Sep 1: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai Saturday convened a meeting to review functioning of District Industries Centre, Forest, Social Forestry and Cooperative Departments in the district.
The meeting was attended by ADC Budgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, GM DIC Sajjad Qadri, DFO and Deputy Registrar Cooperative along with Tehsil / Field Level officers of concerned Departments.
During the meeting, the DDC directed for proper implementation of all the schemes and programmes undertaken by these Departments on the ground. He also stressed on prompt delivery of services to the public.
The GM DIC apprised the chair about functioning of the Department and flourishing units both in organized and unorganized sectors in the district.
Earlier, the DDC accompanied by GM DIC visited SIDCO Ompora to take stock of identification of patch of 100 kanals of land for setting up IT Park in Budgam.
He directed concerned to provide all financial, technical and logistical support to the unit holders to achieve cent percent target under MSME and PMEGP.
While reviewing the functioning of the Forest Department, the DDC warned strict action as per the law against the timber smuggling and directed concerned to step up vigil against violators. He also said that stringent action shall be taken against the forest land encroachers.
The DDC emphasized on afforestration and fencing of forest area under CAMPA. On the occasion, DFO Budgam informed that 4 lakh plants shall be planted during the current fiscal across the district. The Social Forestry Department was directed to ensure roadside plantation and involve all including Panchayat representative in the social forestry programmes.
The Cooperative Department officials were instructed to ensure availability and supply of various commodities besides essential items at the stores.