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DC Srinagar reviews progress on implementation of Aspirational Block Development Programme

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Directs Officers to improve performance indicators to achieve 100 percent saturation in time bound manner

SRINAGAR, MAY 24: In order to review the progress made with regard to implementation of Aspirational Block Development Programme (ABDP) in Srinagar District, a meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad at Meeting Hall of DC Office Complex here today.

At the outset, the DC took a detailed review of the sector wise activities being carried out by the concerned Departments in Harwan and Khonmoh Blocks of Srinagar District taken up under Aspirational Block Development Programme based on 10 performance indicators covering various aspects including Poverty, Health & Nutrition Education and Basic Infrastructure development of the concerned Block.

The DC exhorted upon the officers of line and works departments to work in coordinated manner for effective implementation of the programme on ground. He directed the officers to reconcile all data so that realistic information is submitted to avoid any mismatch.

The DC directed for reviewing the progress achieved under the programme fortnightly to ensure its effective implementation and proper monitoring for yielding desired results. He also emphasised on active involvement of local people in better implementation of the programme at grassroots level. He said the Aspirational Block Development Programme is a timeline based programme and requires execution of all activities at a fast pace.

The DC said the Government has rolled out Aspirational Block Development Programme (ABDP) with an aim to ensure expeditious improvement in the Socio-Economic status of most backward Blocks across the J&K.

The DC also called for fulfilling all quantifiable indicators under Aspirational Block Development Programme to undertake developmental activities in each identified Block in the District. He further asked the concerned Departments to adopt best practices so as to get tangible results on ground in a time bound manner.

The DC directed all line Departments to fill the gaps and look into achieving 100 percent saturation of individual beneficiary schemes by improving performance indicators so that the target is achieved in a time bound manner.

Earlier, during the meeting, the DC was apprised about the progress achieved so far by different allied Departments in different key parameters.

Chief Planning Officer, Assistant Commissioner Development, Chief Education Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, Chief Medical officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, District Panchayat Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Executive Engineer I&FC, Lead Bank Manager, Block Development Officers besides other concerned were present in the meeting.

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