Secretary RDD reviews progress of IWMP works

Srinagar, Jul 17: Secretary Rural Development Department, Sheetal Nanda today chaired a meeting to review the progress of works under the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP).
During the meeting, the Secretary asked the IWMP authorities to submit the Utilization Certificate (UC) for funds provided to them and clear all the pending liabilities by next week.
Project maps of various districts were discussed in the meeting and it was stressed that no work should be done outside the project area and strict monitoring through G/S coordinators should be ensured by CEO IWMP.
Nanda also stressed on devising convergence plans with MGNREGA which would result in taking up of more works by IWMP. She directed that convergence plan should be framed with the consultation of respective ACDs.
To ensure transparency, she directed that photographs of completed works should be updated on the Bhuvan portal before 30th July and the details regarding works should be uploaded on MIS within a week.
During the meeting, detailed discussions were held on the Locational Action Plan and prioritized works for the current financial year.
Chief Executive Officer IWMP Farooq Ahmad briefed the meeting regarding the status of IWMP works and the issues to be addressed.