SRINAGAR NOVEMBER 08: Over Rs. 4195-33 crore have been incurred on the execution of various developmental works and welfare schemes in Shopian district so for constituting 84% of total layout Rs. 8505-45 crore. This was stated at a review meeting of District Development Board, Shopian convened under the chairmanship of Minister for Transport Mr. Abdul Gani Kohli at Banquet Hall today. MLA’s of Shopian and Wachi was also present in the meeting.
The meeting held threadbare discussions on the implementation of previous board meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
The meeting was informed that over Rs. 37 crore have been spent on the construction of Mini Secretariat, Shopian.
Reviewing the implementation of macadamization of roads in the district the meeting was informed that 86-90 kilometres of road length have been macadamized.
The meeting was also informed that 01 water supply schemes under district plan and 06 other under NRWDP have almost been completed which will cover 23 habitations and will benefit 23888 souls in the district.
Speaking on the occasion the Minister exhorted upon the officers to ensure execution of all developmental works with the stipulated time. He also enjoined them to ensure quality of work and spent public amount judiciously.
The Minister also directed the PDD department to ensure power supply and strictly implement curtailment schedule during winter so that people do not face any inconvenience.
Earlier District Development Commissioner, Shopian gave a detailed resume of developmental works through power point presentation.
The concern MLA’s of Shopian and Wachi also highlighted problems of respective constituencies.