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Progress of key sectors in Baramulla reviewed

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BARAMULLA, MAY 03: Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting here to review the progress in the implementation of key sectors that come under the purview of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan.

The meeting was attended by District Developmental Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, ADC Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba, Joint Director Planning A G Malik, SEs and EXNs of line departments, CMO, CEO and other concerned.

The DDC Baramulla, while briefing the Additional Secretary about the implementation of various schemes and development projects, said that 1187 free LPG connections have been distributed among AAY ration card holders under Ujjawala Yojna. He said that about 463160 subsidized LEDs were distributed under UJALA scheme.

Dr Naqash said that under Saubhagya rural electrification scheme, free connection certificates were given to poor households. Under PMJDY, the DDC said that about 174724 accounts were opened of which 105977 account holders have been issued Rupay debit cards. He also briefed the Additional Secretary about various activities carried out during the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan.

A K Mehta, who is also the Nodal Officer Developmental Projects of the district, took a thorough review of the implementation of all components under the Abhiyan. He also reviewed the progress of works under “Aspirational Districts” programme.

During the meeting, the Additional Secretary sought suggestions and feedbacks from officers for the effective implementation of various programmes and schemes.  He stressed upon the concerned to ramp up the pace of work so that the set targets are achieved on time.

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