Jammu, Feb 23:
Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Gyanesh Kumar, on
Saturday chaired a review meeting with the senior officers of J&K
administration to review various ongoing projects under Prime Minister’s
Development Package (PMDP).
The meeting held
a detailed review of 54 PMDP projects which inter alia include IIM Jammu, IIT
Jammu, 12 Tourism Development Authorities, 5 Tourism circuits, 50 Tourism
villages, construction of Srinagar and Jammu Semi Ring roads,
Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch road, four-laning of NH-1A at Jammu-Udhampur,
Chenani-Nashri, Qazigund-Banihal and Srinagar-Banihal sections, creation of
AIIMS at Jammu and Srinagar, restoration
of damaged horticulture areas etc.
Speaking in the
meeting, Gyanesh Kumar stressed upon the officers for constant monitoring of
these projects so that tangible results are achieved on ground. He asked the
officers to give utmost attention to each on-going project for timely
completion saying that Centre is committed to fulfill its commitment to ensure
free flow of funds to each of these projects.
directed the officials to remove all the bottlenecks, if any, through
coordinated approach with the Central as well local agencies of J&K.
meeting, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring, said that
the progress on each project is being monitored regularly so that they are
completed in time. He assured that efforts would be made to accomplish the
targets with the set time frame.
The meeting was
attended by Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal
Dulloo; Principal Secretary, Home, Shaleen Kabra; Principal Secretary,
Planning, Development & Monitoring, Rohit Kansal; Principal Secretary,
Housing & Urban Development, Dheeraj Gupta; Commissioner Secretary, PWD,
Khurshid Ahmad Shah; Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma; Secretary
Horticulture, Manzoor Ahmad Lone; Secretary Disaster Management, Relief,
Rehabilitation, & Reconstruction, Simrandeep Singh; Secretary, Youth
Services & Sports, Sarmad Hafeez; Secretary, Tourism, Zubair Ahmad; Deputy
Commissioner, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan; representatives of NHAI, NHIDCL and other
officers of various line departments.