Zulfikar chairs Kupwara DDB meeting

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Zulfikar chairs Kupwara DDB meeting

Rs 198.71 crore annual plan for district approved

KG News Desk

KUPWARA, MAY 24: The District Development Board (DDB) Kupwara which met here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) Choudhary Zulfikar Ali  gave nod to annual plan of Rs 198.71 crore for the district.

Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Raju Ranjan gave a brief presentation of the previous year’s achievements

The meeting was attended by Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Minister for Social Welfare, Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone, Member Parliament Fayaz Ahmad, legislators Engineer Rasheed, Raja Manzoor, Bashir Ahmad Dar MLC Javed Ahmad Merchal and other heads of the departments.

This includes the central share of 149.02 crore, 14.51 crores of state shares, 22.54 crore loan and regular component of 12.63 crore

Recalling the commitments made by the late Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed during the previous Board meetings, the Chairman said we will ensure that all commitments made by Mufti sahib are fulfilled on priority basis, including the developmental works to be done in Kupwara.

Directing the heads of departments to make frequent visits to monitor the work done by their respective departments in the district, the Minister also asked to create valuable assets in border areas.

He directed the officials to work religiously to complete the target for the current fiscal and complete all the under progress projects within stipulated time.

The Minister said that accountability is the key to develop a transparent mechanism, and it is important, that we work hard to restore it.

The Minister also asked the Deputy Commissioner to hold regular meetings to assess the implementation of the developmental and welfare schemes adding that the officers concerned will be made accountable for their work.