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Rs 219.24 cr annual plan approved for Kupwara
KUPWARA, MARCH 26: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said that accountability holds key for efficient public delivery system. He also stressed on timely completion of developmental projects so that their benefits percolates to the grass root level.
The Minister stated this while chairing District Development Board meeting of Kupwara today in presence of Minister for Rural Development Abdul Haq Khan and Minister for Social Welfare Sajad Gani Lone.
Members of Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Beig and Mir Fayaz Ahmad, Legislators Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Raja Manzoor Ahmad, Bashir Ahmad Dar, Javed Ahmad Mirchal and Qaiser Jamsheed Lone, besides District Development Commissioner G M Dar, District and sectoral officers were also present in the meeting.
The DDC informed the meeting about the progress of decisions taken in the previous DDB meeting and also put forth targets for financial year 2017-18. On the occasion, the board unanimously approved an annual plan of Rs 219.24 crore for the district with an enhancement of 10.33 percent against the last fiscal year.
The meeting resolved to pursue timely funding for various projects for infrastructural up-gradation, capacity building and beautification works in the district for their time bound completion.
Speaking on the occasion, Zulfkar Ali directed the officers to personally monitor progress of all the ongoing projects and developmental activities so as to ensure their completion within stipulated time. He asked officers of the district administration to hold regular meetings to assess implementation of the development and welfare schemes of the Government. He urged them to work with added zeal and dedication and redouble their efforts to complete all the fixed targets.
The Minister directed the concerned to complete Aadhar enrollment at the earliest in the district, so that NFSA is implemented in letter and spirit and people are able to avail various facilities.
During the meeting, the Chairman asked the officers to take into confidence the local representatives while devising developmental proposals. He assured that all the suggestions made by the public representatives would be considered.
On the occasion, the legislators projected various demands and issues concerning their respective constituencies and sought their early redressal.