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Monthly District Development Committee meeting held in Dibrugarh

The District Development Committee (DCC) meeting, which was chaired by Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu

District Development Committee

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Feb 2023 7:02 AM GMT


DIBRUGARH: The District Development Committee (DCC) meeting, which was chaired by Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu, and attended by ad I/C DDC Jitu Kumar Das, Biswajit Phukan, and all the departmental officers concerned, was held at the conference hall of the DC's office, Dibrugarh on Wednesday. The reports of the departments were showcased through power-point presentation, which were reviewed by the DC and the ADCs.

PWD Engineer (Roads) Bikash Pangin stated that under PMGY-III scheme, there are total 12 numbers of packages out of which 6 were completed, which cover a length of 81.29 and the rest 69.20 km road construction work was still going on.

The construction of roads under PMGSY-III from Sessa Mohmari Road to Lahowal College road, MN Road to Konwarigaon, MN Road to Chakalia Pather of Tingkhong and Khowang Bhamun road of Moran are the ongoing projects where the works are completed above 80%, except MN Road to Kowarigaon which was 76% completed. It was stated that by February and March, the works will be completed.

He also stated that the foot overbridge over old NH-37 at Dibrugarh University entrance was 100% completed and the flyover at Junction point of Convoy Road with NH-37 leading to Amolapatty near Jalan Bus Terminus, Dibrugarh was about 56% completed and a part of the land acquisition of Rs 4.55 crore had beens received and sent to the DC's office for disbursement.

For the other roads of Moran and Naharkatia under Asom Mala scheme, land acquisition had been received and projects under Central Road Fund for NH-37 to AMCH in Dibrugarh and Bamunbari to Grab Tiniali at Tingkhong were in progress and targeted to be completed by March. He reported about the Chief Minister's new programme for road development and ongoing projects under SOPD-G, City Infra-structure Development Fund Signature and RIDF Fund.

The PHE Departmental Engineer reported that under Jal Jeevan Mission, about 1,169 schemes were approved by SLSSC and 236339 FHTC was planned, out of which retrofitting of PWSS for phase 1 is 42693 and retrofitting of PWSS for phase-II is 2343. He further stated that the status of coverage of Household with FHTC in 1,324 villages is 2,62,103 and provided with FHTC is 96,968 which is 37 % and for tea estate areas households the coverage for FHTC is 46,818, which is about 83.8%.

Regarding the irrigation department, the departmental engineer reported that the installation of solar and electrically operated Hybrid Tube Well Scheme under Dibrugarh LAC was about to be completed. He also said that under PMKSY for phase I(Har Khet Ko Pani) scheme 100% work was completed.

The PWD Engineer Building and NH mentioned about the progress of Multi-Disciplinary Sports Complex at Khanikar where the overall progress is 73% and the complex consists of individual places like diving platform, Girls' hostel, VIP block, Players Block, swimming pool complex and staff quarter. He further stated about the other works like Multi-Purpose Utility Complex (Near Police Reserve), Dibrugarh, development of indoor court at Jiban Phukan Nagar, renovation and modernization of District Library at Dibrugarh, District Science Centre, where the progress was very minimal and the works were pending because of ignorance of contractors concerned. The DC ordered the PWD Engineer to terminate the works allotted to the contractor if he does not accelerate the progress of the works.

The District Social Welfare Officer also stated that under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandanan Yojana schemes, 71% achievement had been recorded. The District Veterinary Officer spoke about the total number of vaccination cases and the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) where the total target was 2,000 and about 973 applications were sent to bank, out of which only 197 were sanctioned and 202 were rejected by bank and 574 were still pending. The Veterinary Officer reported about the delay of the work done in disposing applications by the bank officials. The Agricultural Officer stated that under PM -KISAN, total 12,063 beneficiaries were uploaded in portal. She reported some problems faced in paddy procurement and also in the quality of the paddy which was not up to the mark.

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