BARAMULLA – The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar who is also Chairperson of District Jal Jeevan Mission Committee today convened a meeting to review the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) across the district.
The DDC reviewed the status of progress of under construction Water Supply Schemes, Detailed Project Reports, revising of Detailed action plan, tendering, work allotments under JJM.
On the occasion, a threadbare discussion was held with regard to various important schemes being implemented in the district for the augmentation of the water supply.
Dr Sehrish reviewed the physical and financial progress of the works being executed under JJM.
The meeting was informed that 238 schemes shall be implemented at a cost of Rs. 820 crores under JJM project across the district including Pattan, Baramulla, Rafiabad, Sopore, Tangmarg and Uri.
Elaborating further, the meeting was informed that 109 retrofitting and 129 new schemes were introduced in the district which include 19 production walls and 02 overhead tanks.
The DDC impressed upon the concerned to ensure fool-proof implementation of the JJM. She also took the detailed review of estimations, rate revisions, tendering, allotments for construction of filtration plants and laying of pipelines and other related works.
Asserting that JJM is a major flagship programme to cover all households, the DDC directed all the officers to work in coordination and ensure smooth execution of JJM works in their areas.
She directed that besides all households be connected through tap water, all pending schools, aganwadi centres, health centres and panchayat ghars shall also be provided with tap water connections under JJM scheme across the district.
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning M Yosuf Rather, Superintending Engineer M.Haneef, District Social Welfare Officer, Divisional Forest Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Executive Engineer PHE, District Information Officer besides other dignitaries.