Progress on 113 languishing projects with approved cost of 270 cores reviewed by DDC Budgam
District Development Commissioner, Budgam Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza today chaired a meeting of officers and took review of ongoing work on 113 languishing projects across the district at New Conference Hall Budgam. During the meeting, the DDC said with the projected cost of 408 crores, an amount of Rs. 270.58 crores have been approved by JKIDFC for work completion of languishing projects in district Budgam. The DDC took sector wise review of the projects and emphasized on completion of work by October- 2020 as deadline.
Among others the meeting was attended by CPO Budgam, Rafiq Ahmad Dar, SE, Hydraulic, SE, EM&RE, CMO Budgam, Ex.Ens from R&B, PHE, Irrigation and other engineering wings, officers from JKPCC, Housing Board and other concerned. The DDC stressed on concerned to expedite work on all projects and ensure all the projects are completed by the set deadline. He also directed concerned to submit progress reports regularly on monthly basis, besides stressed for timely updation of the work done along with photographic evidence on devised portals. The languishing projects include in the sector of Education, R&B, PHE, Irrigation, Health, Youth Service and Sports, Social Welfare, PDD, Housing and Urban Department and Industries and Commerce. It is pertinent to mention here that PHE Department has the highest number of languishing projects in district standing at 34, followed by R&B and JKPCC (23) and health (22). The DDC instructed Exens PHE to resolve the issue of procurement and laying of pipes at an earliest so that languishing projects are completed at an earliest well within stipulated time. The meeting was apprised that many projects have been completed and are ready for e-inauguration. During the meeting, the DDC exhorted upon all the participants to adopt best practices to achieve progress in completion of languishing projects. The DDC assured that district administration shall provide necessary support as and when required for timely completion of languishing projects in district.(KNS)