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Pulwama, Dec 11: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Monday chaired a meeting at Pulwama to review the progress made so far on Chief Minister’s commitments to the people of the District Pulwama.
DDC Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad Dar briefed the Minister in detail about action taken report on Chief Minister’s commitments which she had made to the general public during the recent public durbar held at Pulwama.
On the occasion, the Minister was informed that DPR amounting to Rs.1.03crore has been prepared for the additional accommodation for doctors on available land of CMO premises. Minister directed the DDC to issue authorization so that the work can be expedited.
Regarding the construction of Community hall in Town Hall Pulwama, the Minister was informed that a DPR for Rs .7.95 crore has been framed and submitted to Planning Department for the release of funds. Further a token amount of Rs 1 crore has also been released for starting the work while R&B has started the walling of the area. Minister directed the concerned authorities to tender out the work in next 15 days and start the work immediately after that.
Regarding the extension of Fruit Mandi Pulwama, the Minister was informed that though the Land acquisition proceedings have been completed and award formulated thereafter, but due to the paucity of funds disbursement could not be taken. Minister was briefed that 3.43 Crores has been disbursed as compensation and further additional 6.50 Crore is required for disbursal among the awardees.
With regard to construction of Engineering Complex in existing R&B complex, it was informed that during a joint survey by Exen R&B and DDC, it was found that the site was not feasible for all practical purposes.
With regard to up gradation of Naina Hospital to SDH, the august house was briefed that the proposal for creation of additional Staff to make the NTPHC functional 24×7 has been submitted to Administrative Department along with request to release Rs. 80.00 lacs as additional funds for purchase of additional equipment.
With regard to construction of separate Maternity hospital for Pulwama, Minister was informed that land has already been identified at Chandgam Pulwama and DPR amounting to Rs 15 crores has been prepared.
Officials informed that till the time separate maternity hospital is constructed, the same can be made functional on temporary basis in SDH Rajpora where space is available.
In this respect proposal for additional staff has been submitted to H&ME department for creation and also demand for Rs. 2.00 core for purchase of machinery equipment has been projected. Minister directed the health department to take up this matter with Commissioner Secretary Health for further action.
With respect to declaring village Naina and Dugripora as Backward, DDC informed the house that the file along with all the requisite formalities was submitted to Backward Classes Commission for approval. He informed that the file has been returned back with some observations and it is being examined by the concerned Tehsildar. Further the file will be send back to Backward Commission for approval.