DC Srinagar reviews implementation of schemes under PHE sector

SRINAGAR FEBRUARY 01: Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi Ud-Din Bhat today chaired a meeting of Officers and Field functionaries of the Jal Shakti(PHE) Department here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex to assess the implementation of various schemes in the District.
At the outset of the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner was given a detailed appraisal about physical and financial progress of various water Supply Schemes in the District through a PowerPoint presentation.
During the meeting, the DC was also apprised about the status of different water supply schemes presently supplying drinking water facilities in the City. He was also informed about the status of centrally sponsored schemes, status of Amrut 2.0, water testing labs and works carried out under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in the District.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioners asked the senior functionaries of PHE Department to work in coordinated manners with other line Departments so that all water supply schemes are completed in a time bound manner for the larger benefit of the general public.
The DC enjoined the Officers to avoid unnecessary delay in implementation and execution of water supply schemes and resolve issues, if any at the earliest to ensure water supply schemes are completed under set timelines to provide uninterrupted drinking water supply to people.
While reviewing the status of water testing laboratories functioning in the District, the DC asked them to maintain a proper database of the testing reports in order to analyse the data on a periodical basis. He also laid emphasis on proper monitoring and maintenance of water resources.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner stressed on identifying the inadequate or infrequent supply areas and addressing the shortage points so that people do not face any difficulty for want of drinking water especially during summer season.
He also laid thrust on effective monitoring of all works and effective utilization of the funds while implementing the PHE schemes with visible impact on ground.
Besides, Additional District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Zahoor Ahmad Mir and Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Yaseen Lone, the meeting was attended by Superintending Engineers of PHE, Mechanical North & Ground Water, Executive Engineers of Water Works, Master Plan, Rural Srinagar, Irrigation & Flood Control, Flood Spell and other concerned Officers and Engineers.

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