DC Rajouri reviews progress under Jal Jeevan Mission


RAJOURI: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today chaired a meeting of the concerned officers to review the progress made under Jal Jeevan Mission.

CPO, Mohammad Khurshid; DSEO, Sandeep Sharma; SE Hydraulics, Sanjeev Sharma; ExEn Jal Shakti Rajouri, Adarsh Kalsotra; ExEn Jal Shakti Nowshera Vipin Kumar; ExEn Jal Shakti Mechanical, Manmohan Singh and other concerned officers attended the meeting.

The meeting was informed that out of 183 schemes, the tenders for 45 schemes have been allotted while the work on 29 schemes is in progress.

Discussing the progress under JJM in Nowshera division, it was informed that out of 110 schemes, the tenders for 40 schemes have been allotted while the work on 25 schemes is in progress.

The DC also reviewed the IEC activities being carried out in the district under JJM by ISA. It was  informed that the IEC activities are being carried out in the district by Integrated Support Agency (ISA) to sensitize the public about water conservation; different aspects of the Jal Jeevan Mission and the role and responsibilities of the Gram Sabhas in the conservation of local water resources.

The DC emphasized on making every effort  to ensure that the goal of providing tap water to all households was achieved in time. He also stressed on timely utilisation of the funds sanctioned for the JJM Projects and ensuring regular inspection of the ongoing projects.

The DC also directed the concerned officers to expedite the pace of work to ensure that the projects are completed well in time to provide necessary benefits to the general public.