JAMMU, June 16: Historic Day for Jammu and Kashmir as Rs. 12,600.58 Crore District Capex Budget 2021-22, more than double since last year, has been approved for equitable development of UT with active involvement of Panchayats, BDCs and DDCs.
The statement by LG Manoj Sinha handle reads ” Community-based plan prepared as per public need,bottom up approach to map optimal strategy for socio-economic development,sustainable&inclusive growth at grassroot level,strengthening of basic amenities, development of human capital by solidifying health,educational institutions.”
Directed DCs for urgent action to tackle implementation constraints in infrastructure projects. More than 80% works taken up this year should be completed within 12-months with the true spirit of Jan Bhagidari with the help of PRIs and common man.The Plan focuses on a rapid rise in the standard of living of the people, employment opportunities to the locals, ensuring better roads, potable water and electricity, empowering youth and determining priorities as per the public demand.
Three-tier Panchayati Raj system has been further empowered through funds, functions & functionaries in J&K. Grassroot level of democracy strengthened through active participation of PRIs who will play a key role in implementation of the development works.