Advisor Bhatnagar visits Rajpura Akhnoor, takes on-spot review of various JJM works
JAMMU: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today visited the Rajpora area of Marh Block, Akhnoor and took an onspot review of various Jal Jeevan Mission works.
The Advisor held the visit to gain firsthand insights into the ongoing water supply projects and to ensure the timely and effective implementation of the prestigious Jal Jeevan mission.
During the visit, Advisor Bhatnagar engaged with local officials, engineers, and Pani Samiti members involved in the implementation of JJM. The Advisor held detailed discussions with them focusing on the current status of water supply projects, challenges faced, and strategies to expedite the mission’s objectives.
While speaking on the occasion, Advisor Bhatnagar made out that the government is committed to ensuring accessibility of safe and clean drinking water to every individual as well as every household and emphasized on the importance of collaborative efforts between government agencies and local communities for smooth implementation of this prestigious mission.
The Advisor conducted on-site inspections of various project sites, examining the quality of work and adherence to project timelines. He encouraged the executing agency to maintain the momentum of achieving the mission’s goals.
Meanwhile, Advisor Bhatnagar also chaired a meeting with senior officers of the Jal Shakti department and took stock of progress on ongoing works under JJM in Marh Block.
The meeting was attended by the BDC Chairperson, BDC members, PRI representatives, Pani Samiti members, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti, SDM and other concerned officers.
Addressing the officers during the meeting, Advisor Bhatnagar said that JJM is a prestigious project of national importance that has a direct impact on the lives of people. He added that the mission aims to ensure water supply through functional household tap connections to all households which will promote health, hygiene, and overall well-being, especially in rural communities.
The Advisor delved upon the officers to work with sincerity and coordination to ensure the successful implementation of water supply projects under this mission in the area.
He also asked the officers to conduct regular Pani Samiti meetings so that any hindrance in the implementation of the mission is rectified timely.
Later, Advisor Bhatnagar also visited Government Girls High School, Baliyal Rajpura Mandi and held onspot inspection of the institution.
During the inspection, Advisor Bhatnagar engaged with school administrators, faculty, and students to gain firsthand insights into the educational environment.
Interacting with the teachers, Advisor Bhatnagar emphasized on promoting excellence in education by employing new means of teaching and fostering a conducive learning atmosphere for the students.
The Advisor, during the inspection, also interacted with students and sought first-hand feedback from them about the learning atmosphere of the institution.