Udhampur, Feb 25:
To take stock of various ongoing developmental works under taken by different
departments in district Udhampur, Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu
today convened a meeting of all departments at Conference Hall, DC Office
The meeting was
attended by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma; Director General
Social Welfare Department, Rehana Batul ; District Development Commissioner,
Dr. Piyush Singla; DIG Udhampur-Reasi
Range, Sujit Kumar; Director ULB , Virjee Hangla; Director Health Services
Jammu, Renu Sharma; Chief Engineers of PWD R&B/PMGSY, PDD, PHE; HoDs of
various departments, besides SSP Traffic, J.S Johar and all district officers.
Development Commissioner Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla gave a sector wise,
detailed PowerPoint presentation of various ongoing developmental works being
executed by different departments in the district.
He also briefed
the chair about the mega projects including Pollution Abatement of Holy River
Devika, Ropeway Project Patnitop, Yoga International Convention Centre
Mantalai, National Highway (NH-44), Solid Waste Management Project Mand &
Waste Disposal through Heat 250 Kg/ hr at Sui-Jakhar (Udhampur), Medical
College Udhampur, Sports Stadium Udhampur, Jal Jeevan Mission, Jeevika Project,
Land Bank for industries, Emergency Operation Centre, Udhampur (EOC), Project
Jeevika, Back to School programme, DILRMP etc.
DDC informed that
Project Jeevika is a unique initiative taken by District Administration
Udhampur and a Jeevika livelihood project is launched for small and marginal
farmers to enhance their livelihood. He further informed that Sakoon-e-Awam IT
enabled app was developed by district administration to process the relief
cases immediately which reduced the time and helped to disburse the relief
within 15 days.
apprised the chair that under Back to School programme, District Administration Udhampur has started
a special programme by conducting special Gram Sabhas to identify the out of
school children in the age group of 6 to 14 years under which 3000 students
were identified and enrolled in different schools, he added.
He also informed
that to provide green space, a theme park is also purposed to be constructed on
the Devika Ghat, on which, the Lt Governor directed for inclusion of the water
conservation technology in the DPR of the park.
Social Welfare, Jammu briefed the Lt Governor about the implementation of
social security pension schemes, Post and pre-Matric scholarship cases. The Lt
Governor directed her to dispose of all the cases on priority. Agriculture
department was directed to provide KCC to all farmers and complete all cases
under PM-KISAN, while Horticulture department was directed to expand the area
under various fruit crops.
The Lt Governor
stressed on integrated farming and adaptation of new agriculture techniques to
double the farmers’ income.
appreciating the efforts made by district administration for taking unique
initiatives, the Lt Governor stressed that Power, Health, Education,
Agriculture and PHE are the main priority sectors of the Government of J&K
and asked all officers/officials to work hard to reach out to the people with
zeal, sincerity and dedication.
He observed that
the Government is making comprehensive efforts to ensure round the clock
electricity to the people especially to those who are living in far-flung
areas. He asked the concerned to gear up the men and machinery and remove the
bottlenecks so that implementation of various schemes can be ensured timely.
quality healthcare facilities to the people of the far flung areas, the Lt
Governor asked the DDC to work out the staff and infrastructural requirements
of all the hospitals of the district and submit the report. Education
Department was asked to rationalize the teacher-taught ratio.
the functioning of PHE sector in the district, the Lt Governor directed the
concerned officers to take proactive measures to achieve the targets for
providing clean drinking water and irrigation facilities to the people of the