Asks Admin Secys, HoDs to expedite works to achieve set targets for 2020-21
Precious Kashmir News
Jammu, Jan 22: Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar Friday chaired a meeting to review implementation of the directions of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha with regard to achievements in public services delivery through digital platform, besides best practices in Public Administration and execution of three works in each department targeted for 2020-21 fiscal.
The Principal Secretary reviewed department-wise and sector-wise implementation of the directions of Lieutenant Governor with regard to identifying the delivery of public services through digital platform, best practices in public administration, identification and execution of three works in each department in the Financial Year 2020-21, besides registration of beneficiaries under SEHAT and distribution of cards, digitization of land records and Wakf properties and Geo-tagging.
At the outset, the Principal Secretary enquired about the utility and other amenities along Srinagar-Jammu Highway and the pace of works on the projects to be finished this fiscal.
Regarding the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna (PMAY), it was given out that certain districts are lagging behind in achieving the set targets.
To this, Principal Secretary Kumar directed Secretary Rural Development Department and concerned Deputy Commissioners to expedite the process of identifying, tracing beneficiaries and subsequent sanctioning process for them.
The Principal Secretary asked the IT Department to bring all departmental websites and their services on a common online platform so that people taking rounds to government offices could be reduced and all services be extended to them through digital platforms.
The Principal Secretary also reviewed the targets of Forest, Environment and Ecology Department, wherein he was briefed about various schemes and projects taken up by the department for the implementation during the current fiscal.
In the Higher Education sector, the Principal Secretary was informed that a common portal for admissions and other services would be made for colleges and universities, besides e-library and best practices on student welfare like University Management Information System and Skill Development courses have been introduced in the UT.
While reviewing the Ayushman Bharat and recently launched SEHAT Scheme, it was given out that under the erstwhile Ayushman Bharat Scheme, 5.9 lakh families were covered while under the recently launched SEHAT Scheme, 14.5 lakh more families are being covered.
Principal Secretary directed MD NHM J&K to issue Golden Cards to the beneficiaries who have been registered as soon as possible and expedite the process to cover the remaining families within stipulated time besides on spot coverage of unregistered beneficiaries if they report for treatment at hospitals.
He also asked the NHM to extend focused awareness about the SEHAT Scheme so that the scheme’s benefit trickles down to the whole population of J&K.