Bring innovation for better results, effective development in rural sector: Veeri

The minister was speaking at an introductory meeting with the senior functionaries of Rural Development Department and district administration of Jammu Division and to review the achievements under various schemes/programmes.

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Jammu, Publish Date: May 23 2018 12:39AM | Updated Date: May 23 2018 12:39AM
Bring innovation for better results, effective development in rural sector: VeeriFile Photo

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Rehman Veeri today asked the officers of Rural Development department to work in a visionary way to achieve development under various schemes/programmes in rural sector and asked them to bring innovations for better results.

The minister was speaking at an introductory meeting with the senior functionaries of Rural Development Department and district administration of Jammu Division and to review the achievements under various schemes/programmes.

Minister of State for Rural Development and PR Shakti Raj Parihar, Secretary RDD Sheetal Nanda, Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division, Director RDD Jammu R K Bhat, Director Rural Sanitation Mohammad Nazir Sheikh and Additional Secretary RDD attended the meeting.

The Minister reviewed district wise performance and took stock of physical and financial achievements under the central and state schemes. He sought details about number of registered Job card holders, person days generated, progress made towards water conservation and sanitation, achievements under PMAY-G, convergence of MGNREGA with schemes of other departments.

Reviewing the physical status under MGNREGA, the Minister was informed that a total of 108683 laborers have been registered till March 2018 of which 75380 were provided job cards.  It was further informed that 21165 works were completed in the year 2015-16, 2299 during 2016-17 and 4222 taken up in the year 2017-18. Veeri stressed upon the concerned officers to ensure 100 percent distribution of job cards to the registered workers and seeding of Aadhaar with their bank accounts for online transfer of wages.

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