The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has embarked on the path of providing safe drinking water to every household. In this direction Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir recently reviewed implementation of JJM in J&K.
He was told by his officers that under this safe drinking water mission, more than 1100 works stands have been allotted so far.
He also reviewed the tendering of works and procurements of materials for the implementation of this mission.
He enquired about the progress on execution of works and finalization of contracts under Jal Jeevan Mission. He reviewed and discussed the status of tendering, evaluation of bids and allotment of civil works besides assessing progress achieved in respect of procurement of pipes under JJM.
He directed the concerned officials to expedite the tendering and evaluation processes after Administrative Approval and Technical Sanction is granted by the competent authorities, besides ensuring allotment of works by the fixed deadlines. He also impressed upon the officers to maintain the highest level of transparency and accountability in the implementation process and meet the timelines targeted for completion of various tasks.
Emphasising that regular inspections should be carried out for effective implementation of JJM, he directed the Principal Secretary and MD JJM to personally tour the districts for having first-hand appraisal of the ongoing works.