Budgam:The Director, Rural Development (RDD) Kashmir, Tariq Ahmad Zargar Wednesday visited Budgam and chaired a meeting to review the implementation of RDD schemes and also took on spot appraisal of various works under execution in the district.
Status of flagship programmes including MGNREGA, PMAY-G and 14th FCA besides progress of works under the Capex Budget (CD &Pyt Sector), renovation and construction of Panchayat Ghars under RGSA and other matters were reviewed in detail.
It was informed that Budgam has achieved over 100 percent target in respect of person days generated under MGNREGA. Against a target of 6.24 Lakh person days set for ending November 2021, 7.85 Lakh person days (126%) have already been generated till date.
Moreover, MGNREGA wages are being released in time among the MGNREGA Job Card Holders and till date Rs 16.72 Crore have been paid as wage component besides 100 percent geo-tagging of assets and over 95 percent Aadhaar Seeding of Job Card Holders is complete.
Furthermore, a total of 1690 works have been taken up under MGNREGA in F.Y 2021-22, out of which 220 have been completed and remaining are at various stages of completion
Moreover, 96 percent target has been achieved under PMAY-G. Against the target of 360 housing units, 346 units have been completed in time. Similarly, renovation work of 3 Panchayat Ghars taken up under RGSA has been completed and 8 more are under renovation besides 12 Panchayat Ghars have been taken up for execution.
Under the Capex Budget CD & Pyt Sector, 29 works have been completed and remaining are at various stages of completion.
Director, RDD Kashmir stressed on timely completion of all taken up works. He also underscored the need to proactively resolve the issues of the public and advised ACD, ACP, Ex. Engineer and BDOs to undertake regular field visits to address issues and concerns, if any, of the people at the grass roots level.
“Gram Sabhas should be regularly organized and PRIs actively involved in the developmental activities in each Panchayat besides general public made aware about the guidelines and benefits of the RDD Schemes under implementation” Director reiterated.
ACD Budgam, ACP Budgam, Dy. Director (Plg) RDD Kashmir, Executive Engineer (REW) Budgam, BDOs and other officers were present in the meeting.
Later, Director also inspected various on-going/ completed works executed in the district under different schemes.