For equitable development in Jammu and Kashmir road connectivity is must so that the village economy gets a boost and far off areas get access to roads and have the level playing field to change their lives for better.
Major thrust is being given to the schemes envisaging road connectivity to inaccessible and difficult areas for the equitable development of all regions.
According to official figures, 381 projects worth Rs 1487.11 crore were sanctioned under NABARD in 2021-22, which is more than three times the amount which was sanctioned last year. 115 projects worth Rs 418.67 crore were approved in 2020-21
Taking a major leap towards strengthening the e-Governance structure and bringing transparency in the system, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha launched JK Public Works- Online Management, Monitoring and Accounting System (JKPW-OMMAS), besides two apps- “Hamari Sadak” & “Tameer Taraqqi” of J&K Public Works (R&B) department.
The online initiatives facilitate Complete Online Management and Monitoring of infrastructure with following functionalities: GIS enabled Infrastructure Management System, Geo Tracking of Roads, Online Searching of Infrastructure (Locate on Map), Addition of new Infrastructure with GIS information, Draw Road with Open Street Map and dynamic Update of Infrastructure.
LG Manoj Sinha congratulated the Public Works (R&B) department for developing the online portal and mobile apps, enhancing transparency in the overall functioning of the department and making Jan Bhagidhari an integral part of the project execution process through a seamless flow of information in the public domain.