Baramulla, August 21: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today chaired two separate meetings here at Dak Bungalow. In the ist meeting DC discussed various measures with regard to the availability of drinking water facility in the wake of current dry spell so as to take necessary measures in this regard.
On the ocassion, a threadbare discussion was held during which the DC emphasised for adopting all such measures which will help in mitigating the water crisis. He directed the PHE authorities to prepare a contingency plan so that appropriate measures are taken during emergencies.
DC also directed to procure additional water tankers, whereever needed besides stressed for utilising the available resources in a productive manner. He also said that administration is committed to provide all necessities to the people in a convenient way.
Dr Itoo further directed to keep strict vigil on the use of line boosters and said that strict action shall be taken against those using such practices. He also directed to cover all the eligible households under the centrally sponsored Jal Jeevan Mission besides highlighting the objectives of the programme.
Joint Director Planning, Executive Engineers of PHE department, ACD, district and sectoral officers, other functionaries of PHE department were present on the ocassion.
Meanwhile, DC chaired the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting to review the overall performance of banks and other related institutions for the quarter ended March 2020 of the financial year 2019-20.
Meeting was attended by LDM Baramulla, DDM NABARD, officers of various concerned departments, representatives of various banks and other financial institutions among other concerned.
On the occasion, the DC stressed on the need for 100 per cent achievement of Annual Credit Plan targets and emphasized upon the heads of various financial institutions to disseminate awareness with regard to the welfare schemes sponsored by them among masses so that people can avail benefits for their overall socio economic development. He directed the bank representatives to conduct outreach programmes/camps so that people at the grass root level are educated about various welfare programmes sponsored by them.
Deliberating upon various departments to work in coordination, the DC directed the sponsoring departments/agencies to establish help desks for the candidates wishing to get financial assistance from these institutions. He also directed them to acquaint the appointed Nodal Officers with the requisite know-hows who can efficiently liaise between different stakeholders besides providing counseling to the aspiring candidates.
Meanwhile, enumerating the list of achievements, Lead District Manager said that the achievements under ACP 2019-20 for the district stood at Rs 2744.38 Crores as on 31-03-2020 which constitutes 82.70 % of the target of Rs 3318.48 Crores as laid down in ACP. He further informed the meeting about the performances recorded in priority and non priority sectors.