KUPWARA, JULY 08: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir, who is also Chairman District Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) Kupwara,
today approved District Action Plan (DAP) under JJM, here.
A meeting of the District Jal Jeevan Mission was held here today under the Chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Kupwara in which DAP of 104 schemes was approved. These schemes cost Rs.587.33 crore. Out of these 104 schemes, 49 would be taken up in PHE division Handwara, 41 in PHE division Kupwara, 11 in Special Subdivision Tangdhar and 3 schemes are being taken up by Ground Water Division in the district.
The DDC took scheme wise review and received and feedback from the concerned engineers. He asked them to make optimum use of available resources and ensure completion of works on Mission mode to chase the target of ‘Har Ghar Nal Say Jal’ taped water to every household.
The DDC directed concerned engineers to build up negotiations with the tenderers with in three days to complete the process of tendering and put up the progress in next meeting.
Khalid Jahangir also reviewed the progress of ongoing schemes under NRDWP and was informed that as many as 14 schemes, costing Rs 41.4 crore are near completion. He directed the concerned engineers to accelerate the pace of progress and ensure its completion with in shortest possible time.
Regarding coverage of households, the meeting was informed that out of total 1.81 lakh households, 94,600 have already been connected, while rest of the 86,400 households are targeted to be covered under JJM.
The DDC directed the Superintending Engineer to monitor the pace of work at departmental level also as the projects are monitored by the Union Ministry of Jal Jeevan Mission and Chief Secretary himself. He asked him to ensure inter- departmental coordination and consultation.
JD Planning, SE Hydraulic, Executive Engineers, DIO, ADP, Technical Officers and other concerned were present on the occasion.