There is a special focus of the J & K administration on the Swachh Bharat Mission. They are trying to implement this scheme in every village of Jammu and Kashmir in order to meet the target of having hygiene even at the village level.
In a recent review meeting J&K Chief Secretary directed the department to cover all villages under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) during the current year besides targeting 4 lakh Mahila Kissans under Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana Scheme (MKSPS) in the next year for creating sustainable livelihood options for women in the rural areas.
In her presentation, Commissioner/Secretary, Rural Development Department informed that the ongoing departmental works both in the category of non convergence and convergence works will be completed during the current fiscal year and assured the government that all the schemes of such nature will meet the timelines set by them.
Rs. 40 Cr have been sanctioned during the year 2021-22 for the construction of residential buildings of DDCs/BDCs and all efforts will be made to complete the 68 works taken up during the current year.
Giving details of MGNREGA works, it was informed that 86 % of the released funds have been utilized and 215 lakh person days have been generated during the current year.
Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, the department informed that although69161 houses out of 137986 houses have been constructed till now, all out efforts will be made to meet the annual target by March end next year.