DDB approves Rs 168.30 cr annual plan for Doda district

Sajjad Lone calls for strengthening services, removal of bottlenecks hindering vital projects

GKNN
Jammu, Publish Date: May 16 2018 12:41AM | Updated Date: May 16 2018 12:41AM
DDB approves Rs 168.30 cr annual plan for Doda district

The District Development Board (DDB) today approved Rs 168.30 cr annual plan for Doda district at its meeting held under the chairmanship of Minister for Social Welfare, Science & Technology and ARI & Training, Sajjad Gani Lone here at convocation center.

The DDB meeting was attended by Minister of State for Education, and Tourism, Shakti Raj Parihar, Vice Chairperson J&K State Advisory Board for Development of Kissan Daljit Singh,  Vice Chairperson for J&K State Advisory Board for Pahari Speaking People Kuldeep Raj Gupta,  Vice Chairperson for J&K State Advisory Board for Development of SC Bhushan Lal Dogra, Vice Chairman, J&K State Adv. Board for Welfare & Dev. of OBCs Rashpaul Verma, Legislators G. M. Saroori,  Daleep Singh, Neelam Kumar Langeh , Naresh Kumar Gupta,  Sham Lal Bhagat and Heads of various Departments and the district administration team led by Deputy Commissioner.

Speaking at the meeting, Sajjad Lone called for laying special focus on core sectors and constant perusal for completing the procedural formalities resulting in early start of proposed projects.  He underlined the need for systematic removal of bottlenecks hindering vital projects and strengthening service sector to provide sustained benefits to the people.

Expressing concern and displeasure over   shortage of medical staff in the health institutions in the district, the Minister directed the district administration to approach the concerned authorities to take immediate steps in this regard.

He directed   heath department to sort the issue at an earliest.