Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Government B V R Subrahmanyam along with Principal Secretary Planning Rohit Kounsal on Sunday evening visited Baramulla and convened an officers meeting here at Dak bungalow to review the developmental scenario and progress of implementation of various schemes and programmes in key sectors under centrally sponsored “Aspirational Districts” programme.
Meeting was attended by District Developmental Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash,DIG North kashmir Dr. Suneel Gupta, SSP Baramulla Mir Imtiyaz Hussain, ADC Farooq Ahmad Baba, Director Planning A G Malik, SEs and EXNs of different line departments, CMO, CEO and other district and sectoral officers.
On the occasion, the DDC briefed the Chief Secretary about the status of various developmental activities being undertaken by different executing agencies. He presented a detailed account of the implementation of various centrally as well as state sponsored schemes besides highlighting the scale of socio economic progress of the district.
Dr Naqash briefed the chair about the overall progress made in various sectors apart from presenting targets and achievements under different schemes viz UJWALLA, UJALA and several others. Moreover, he thoroughly highlights various activities that were carried out during the period of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan and said that the district has thrived well in multifarious activities essential for the progress and prosperity of the district. He presented a detailed account of achievements in various other sectors including health, education, agriculture etc besides highlighting efforts to yield more progressive results in these sectors. He also highlighted the urgent requirements in health sector and public infrastructure.
B V R Subrahmanyam took a comprehensive and sector wise review of implementation of all components of developmental projects wherein he stressed upon the concerned to work with more zeal and enthuaism for the holistic development of the district. He directed the concerned to ramp up the pace of work on the remaining projects so that the target is achieved within stipulated time frame.
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary appreciated all the officers in general and the district administration in particular for achieving the highest slots in different sectors. He sought detailed reports about components that are lagging behind due to some faults besides assuring every possible support in ensuring progress and prosperity of district Baramulla.
B V R Subrahamanyam calls for effective coordination between various agencies so that qualitative services are delivered for the overall welfare of the people. He emphasized upon strengthening the public accountability and transparency besides terming the indices vital for efficient administration.
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary also reviews the progress of works under “Aspirational Districts” programme wherein he was informed by various heads of departments about their status. He reiterated upon the concerned to work with more diligence so that the district is placed at par with other developing districts of the country on developmental fronts.