Raod map for development
J&K administration is focussing on for inclusive development and citizen empowerment.
Recently Secretary, Rural Development Department (RDD) and Panchayati Raj, conducted a detailed interaction with the heads of department to discuss action plan for rural development and citizen empowerment through various initiatives and schemes in the Union Territory. Detailed presentations were made by the HoDs about performance under various schemes, issues therein and interventions required.
He underscored the need for strengthening the institution District Development Councils and Local Self Government, innovation in rural development, convergence with other departments for maximisation of outcome based development in villages, fast track disposal of service related matters, conduct of DPCs, public grievance redressal and outreach, and effective inter-sectoral coordination. He laid out the vision of Lt Governor Sh Manoj Sinha for measures to effectively ensure citizen engagement, tangible infrastructure development, youth empowerment, public outreach and inclusion of marginalised sections.
Secretary in RDD, Tariq Zargar made a detailed presentation about the status of MGNREGA implementation, administrative and financial status of schemes, challenges related to staffing and other issues. He informed that against the total outlay of Rs 1250 Cr during the FY 2023-24 funds to the tune of Rs 697 Cr were made available to the department out of which 97% expenditure has been registered. District wise performance corresponding to key indicators of the CSS were also discussed.