|Early Times Report|
RAJOURI, May 27: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh on Wednesday convened a meeting with members of the “District Level Committee for monitoring the implementation of projects of the Tribal Affairs Department” regarding the projects under Tribal Sub Plan here in the Conference Hall of the PD&MD Complex.
The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Shama-Un Ahmed, Superintending Engineer PHE, Manish Bhatt, Superintending Engineer PWD, PC Tanoch, Executive Engineer PDD Rajouri, Munshi Khan, Assistant Commissioner Development, Sushil Khajuria, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sanjeev Puri, Chief Horticulture Officer, Madan Lal, Livestock Development Officer Rajouri, Dr.Fazal Hussain, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Dr. Sarfraz Naseem Chowdhary, District Social Welfare Officer, Naseeb Ahmed and concerned Block Development Officers.
The Deputy Commissioner while speaking during the meeting said that TSP aimed at to bridge the gap between the scheduled tribes (STs) and the general population with respect to all socio-economic development indicators in a time-bound manner along with their protection against exploitation. He added that these crucial projects are designated to provide the area with basic amenities such as roads, water and power supply enhanced healthcare infrastructure besides for skill development of the unemployed youth and generating self- employment avenues for tribal population so that they can have better basic amenities and opportunities to make their life better.
The Deputy Commissioner reviewed the progress with regard to the formulation of DPRs for the cluster Model Villages from the concerned officers. He directed them to submit the DPRs for the projects as soon as possible so that work on them can be started within shortest possible and tribal population can be benefited with these projects. He asked the officers to pay a visit to the villages to be developed as model villages and interact with the general public to know about the requirements of the areas so that planning can be done as per the desire of the tribal population.
He directed the concerned officers to ensure the timely monitoring of the implementation of projects of the cluster tribal model villages and milk villages once the work on the project is started. He also asked them to ensure that the funds sanctioned by the Government of India for the completion of the ongoing projects are utilized on a timely basis.