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DDC Doda reviews performance of PMGSY; applauds department for excelling at national level

Set August 2022 as completion date of all ongoing projects

DODA, MAY 7: Deputy Commissioner Doda, Vikas Sharma, today reviewed the achievements of the PMGSY department during the last financial year and achievements in the last month of the current financial year here at a meeting held in his office chamber.

The DDC enquired about the targets set by the department for Blacktopping, metalling, shingling, fair weather roads and coverage of targeted habitations. He also sought details with regard to the works being held up or having slow progress and other bottlenecks, if any.

The DDC applauded the efforts of the department for excelling at the national level in terms of physical achievements.

It was informed that till ending April, the department blacktopped 622.37 KM and completed 731.442 KM upto fair weather level. It was also informed that 9 special bridges have been completed till ending April this year.

The meeting was further informed that 226 projects have been proposed in phase XII with a length of 920.80 KM to cover the left-out eligible habitations in the district. Under the current phase, the department has set a target to blacktop 181.043 KM road till ending September this year.

The DDC directed the concerned to expedite the progress to complete the road connectivity projects at the earliest. He also directed to monitor the work-wise progress on a daily basis in each sub division and take strict action against the poor performing officials/ contractors.

He further directed the SE to discuss the physical and financial status including the quality of work, project and Sub division wise in the next meeting to be held in the next week. Further, the DDC directed the department to ensure that no work is held up or delayed by any contractor.

The meeting was attended by CPO Doda, SE PMGSY, and Ex En PMGSY Doda/ Thathri.