Dr Jitender Emphasizes On Elected PRIs To Work In Tandem With Administration To Achieve Desired Development Results

KISHTWAR, OCTOBER 23: Union Minister of State, Dr Jitendra Singh today chaired District Development Coordination & Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting to review progress of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) being implemented in Kishtwar district.

The meeting was attended by DDC Chairperson, Pooja Thaku, President Municipal Council Kishtwar Sajjad Ahmed Najjar, Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav, BDC Chairpersons, DDC members and nominated members of DISHA committee besides District and Sectoral officers of different departments.

District Development Commissioner gave a Power Point presentation on the achievements and progress recorded under different Centrally Sponsored Schemes besides status of various iconic/development projects being executed by different departments and agencies in the district.

Deputy Commissioner apprised the chair that large number of works taken under different CSS have been completed and the rest are at different stages of execution in the district.

Besides, DC Kishtwar gave a detailed insight about the action taken report of various issues highlighted in the previous DISHA meeting.

On enquiring about the status of Air strip taken up under Civil Aviation Ministry, GOI, DC Kishtwar apprised that the various codal formalities of the project have been completed and on visit of the technical team,the project will be finalised.

The Minister asked for collaboration with the concerned to conduct the visit of technical team so that work on the said project of national importance get started soon.

Dr Jatindra singh stressed to lay focus on the potential areas of tourism like the religious tourism, trekking and mountaineering, adventure tourism and upgradation of camping sites in the district to attract the larger tourist footfall in the district.

Union minister also reiterated that Kishtwar district is a hub of 5 major upcoming Hydroelectric Power Projects with huge power generation capacity which can be of great potential to meet out the needs in power sector in the UT and for the country in the coming time.

 He emphasized on elected PRI's to work in tandem with administration to achieve desired development results.



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