BANDIPORA, JULY 06: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad Tuesday reviewed the status of works taken up by the Rural Development Department under different centrally sponsored schemes.
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner Development Abdul Rashid Dass, Assistant Commissioner, Panchayat, Bandipora, Altaf Hussain Mosvi, KAS, Block Development Officers and other senior officers of the district.
On the occasion, DC directed the officers to expedite the ongoing works and initiate new works in every village under MGNREGA to generate more man days for the benefit of unemployed unskilled youths of the villages. He urged them to complete the spillover works of last year on priority besides expediting new works taken up this year. He asked them to maintain the ratio of labour and material component strictly as per the set guidelines.
The Deputy Commissioner stressed upon execution of Works under various flagship programmes as per sanctioned estimates and their completion within stipulated time and as per the latest instructions communicated by the Government.
He said the aim of the MGNREGA scheme is to provide jobs to the unemployed and unskilled youth of the villages besides making durable assets in the village under this scheme. He urged upon the officers to start works in every village so that jobs are provided to the people under the scheme as they have suffered amid COVID19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.
He also directed the officers to follow the precautionary measures while working to avoid the spread of COVID19.
The Deputy Commissioner also reviewed the status of several works under MGNREGA, 14th FC and Back to Village programme and asked the officers to expedite the pace to meet the deadlines. Meeting discussed with threadbare the status of works being carried out under the different phases of B2V programme.