FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, Dec 4: Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi has urged government officers to take stock of progress made under various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and apprised the concerned Ministry to release subsequent instalments.
He was chairing a high level meeting to review the progress of CCS under State plan here on Thursday, an official communiqué informed.
All the concerned departments reviewed and discussed their problems in the meeting.
The chief secretary informed that the budget estimate 20015-16 is Rs. 3245 Cr, out of which fund received till date is Rs. 1052.09 Cr and State share is Rs. 62.08 Cr till date.
Negi also stated the secretaries should also make a point to meet concern officers in the Ministry and submit required documents. He further directed all Secretaries to meet the targets by December.
After discussing and reviewing the problems from all departments, Negi expressed happiness on the execution of Aruchal Trans Highway, and that forest clearance are on time and required land acquisitions are going smoothly.
Stating that the Rs. 2200 Cr which still needs to come under CSS should be met, Principal Secretary Fince, Satya Gopal directed the Secretaries to ensure the fund should come from the State through them. Informing that most of the departments have not submitted their Revised Estimates (RE), he asked all the Secretaries to format and submit it to the Fince department on time. For expedition of schemes, the Principal Secretary suggested to enhance fincial power of Secretaries and Commissioners. It will not only enhance the power but also lessen the burden of Fince department.
Earlier, Secretary Planning, Som Chombay, presented an overview of the CSS, the communiqué added.