Ansari reviews progress of ongoing development works in Baramulla

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Urges for accelerating pace of work for time bound completion

SRINAGAR, AUG 24: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today convened a meeting to review progress on various on-going projects in Baramulla district and Pattan constituency

During the meeting the progress on all earmarked projects was discussed with the district officers and detailed feedback was taken from the officers working on ground level in direct liaison with the public.

The Minister took a sector and scheme-wise review of the works being undertaken in the district and directed concerned executing agencies to expedite the works on all projects.

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The Minister was informed that almost 60-70 percent of targets have been completed so far on all ongoing works.

Regarding the ongoing health sector works, the Minister directed the concerned to expedite the construction work on all ongoing and new Sub district centre buildings in the district. He commended the works undertaken till date and asked officers to conduct frequent visits for its early completion, so that this essential public sector utility can be made available to the masses.

The Minister further stressed on conducting frequent field visits for ensuring smooth execution of ongoing works.

During the meeting, local representatives raised various issues and problems being faced by people in their areas.

The Minister gave a patient hearing to the concerns raised by them and assured early action with regards to all their genuine demands.

The Minister also reviewing the progress made with regards to Aadhaar enrolment directed the Nodal officers to ensure that the left out population of entire North Kashmir i.e., Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara and Handwara is enrolled at the earliest. He also directed for setting up of additional centers for ease to general public and assured that additional machinery will be dispatched on priority.

The meeting was informed about physical achievements of different departments in the district. Officers informed the meeting that around 50% of approved outlay of Rs 25453.66 lakh for the year 2017-2018 has been spent on approved schemes.

DC Baramulla Nasir Ahmad Naqash, SSP Imtiyaz Hussain, HODs, Deputy Heads,Senior officers and other concerned officers from the district were present on the occasion.

No: PR/DI/17/4688/