DC Baramulla takes holistic review of RDD Works, other Sponsored Schemes

BARAMULLA, OCTOBER 11: In order to take a sector wise review about the physical and financial progress of works under different schemes and sponsored programmes including PMAY-G, MGNREGA, SBM-G and other sectors, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting with the functionaries of Rural Development Department Baramulla at DC Office Complex here.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore, Shabir Ahmad Raina; Joint Director Planning, M.Yousuf Rather; Sub Divisional Megistrates, ACD, ACP, Revenue Officers, BDOs besides other functionaries of other concerned departments were present in the meeting.
On the occasion, Assistant Commissioner Development Baramulla briefed the chair about the current pace and progress of MGNREGA, PMAY (G), SBM (G) among others.
While reviewing the physical and financial progress under MGNREGA 2023-24, the meeting was informed that a total of 25859 households of Baramulla district have been provided jobs with disbursement of more than Rs. 21.83 Crores wages under total allocation of Rs. 30.6781 Crores thereby making record release of the said wages to 99.5% within 15 days.
It was also given out that 84 households stand registered under 100 days of guaranteed wage employment category.
Presenting further breakup, the meeting was informed that a record of 8.52 lac households were provided jobs under MGNREGA against the target of 4.85 lacs up to the current month making the achievement to 175%. Under this feat, 3315 works stand completed against the total target of 13000 and the rest of the works are to be completed up to March 2024, it added.
Similarly, the meeting also informed that 78000 job cards are registered with the Department in Baramulla under which 66000 Job cards are active as unskilled manual workers.
During the meeting, the chair was appraised that out of 339 cases sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G), 335 beneficiaries have been benefited till date while as the remaining cases are to be completed after proper verification and requisite formalities.
The meeting also discussed the progress made under Awaas Plus Scheme during 2023-24 and informed that 3818 registered beneficiaries were benefited in the first instance with the first installment.
Similarly, under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), it was given out that 612 works were taken up against the target of 622 with budget allocation of Rs. 5.1295 crores.
After taking a comprehensive review, Dr Sehrish directed the concerned functionaries to work with added zeal and synergy so that all the ongoing works are completed well within the fixed timeline. She further emphasized achieving saturation in all the designated indicators and exhorted to work in coordination and cohesion.
During the meeting, the DC directed the concerned authorities to complete the target of sanctioned cases up to November 2023 and December 2023 under PMAY (G) and SBM (G) respectively.
With regard to the other works, the DC also directed to conduct routine field inspection so that constant surveillance is maintained adding that quality of work shall never be compromised.
Meanwhile, the DC called for intensifying sanitation in rural areas by gearing up Swachhgrahis on a community approach to sanitation.

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