Kupwara, June 24: The District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the pace of progress achieved under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Back to Village (B2V), PHE & Irrigation & Flood Control (I&FC) sectors in the district.
On the occasion, concerned officers briefed the DDC about the progress of the projects through PowerPoint presentation and was informed that 89 projects have already been approved at a cost of Rs.264.37 crore under PHE & I&FC sectors. It was informed that, out of 89 projects, work is going apace on 82 projects, 1 project has been completed and 6 projects are yet to be taken up.
Reviewing the works approved under Back to Village Programme, the meeting was informed that 110 works at an approved cost of Rs.170 lakh were taken up under B2V Phase I & II, 37 works have been completed so far and work is in progress on rest of the 73 projects.
The DDC directed the concerned executing agencies to speed up the pace of progress of on-going projects with strict compliance to the timelines already set for completion of the projects.
Superintending Engineer Hydraulic Circle Handwara, Exen PHE Division Kupwara, Handwara & SSD Tangdar; Exen I&FC Division Kupwara & Handwara, DIO and other concerned officers attended the meeting.

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