Progress of JJM, PHE sector schemes reviewed in Reasi

Reasi, Apr 15 (KNS): Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Babila Rakhwal and Mission Director JJM, Dr. G N Itto Saturday held a joint meeting to review progress achieved in implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the district.

The meeting was  attended by Chief Engineer Jal Shakti Jammu, Hamesh Manchanda; Superintending Engineer Jal Shakti Mech Rural Circle Jammu, Bodh Raj; Superintending Engineer Hydraulic Circle Udhampur, R.K.Mahajan; Executive Engineer Ground Water Drilling Division Jammu, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE) Division Reasi, Executive Engineer MIDD along with AEEs and JEs, Nodal Officer Water Quality.

At the outset, Superintendent Engineer Hydraulic apprised the Deputy Commissioner about the financial and physical progress achieved under JJM in the district.

Dr.  G.N. Itoo directed XEn MID Dharmari to complete and commission 03 schemes by May 10, 2023. The Executive Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE) Division Reasi was directed to monitor the daily progress of allotted works and complete the process of allotment of balance works to ensure the completion within the targeted time of 30th June.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

The directions were issued to concern AEEs and JEs to identify the alternate sustainable water sources for pending schemes and submit the revised proposals for approval within a week time.

The District Development Commissioner (Chairman DJJM) directed Executive Engineer Jal Shakti PHE Division Reasi/Dharmari to hold weekly meetings every Saturday to review the progress on the ongoing schemes.

The DPMU and lab staffs were directed to conduct regular water tests and cover all the left out villages, while the ISA was directed to conduct IEC activities and train women in water testing.

Underlining the need to achieve the financial progress within the set timeline, the DC called upon the engineers to speed up the works so as to rule out any chance of carrying forward any financial liabilities.

The DC also took a detailed review of all ongoing projects under Ground Water, Irrigation, and Flood Control and laid thrust on completing all projects within the stipulated time frame. (KNS)

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