SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 09 ( KINS): The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today chaired a meeting to review the physical and financial progress under Tribal Sub Plan in the district .
The DDC also reviewed the progress made in starting the development of model Tribal Cluster Villages approved for the district and implementation of beneficiary oriented schemes for which Detail Project Reports are being formulated.
He said focus should be laid on developmental programmes of scheduled tribes with reference to their occupational pattern and the need for increasing the productivity and the income from their limited resources.
He further said that the Cluster Tribal Model village is being developed to provide modern basic amenities and promote Education, Health, Skill Development, Horticulture, Agriculture, Tourism in the area with ST Population so that they can have better basic amenities.
In the meeting, the DDC reviewed works under Education, Health, PHE, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, PWD pertaining to the development of cluster tribal model villages.
DDC directed all the concerned departments to gear up their men and machinery to execute all the remaining works and adopt a convergence method for judicious use of allotted funds.
Issues pertaining to bottlenecks hampering execution of works and delay in the submission of the DPR were also discussed in detail.
Vaishya stressed on adhering to guidelines of Tribal department while preparing the DPR for Model Cluster Village.
The DDC also stressed on judicious use of funds under Tribal Plan.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Development, Shopian Hilal Ahmed Jeri, Assistant Director, Planning Touseef Ahmed, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arshad, Chief Education Officer, Mushtaq Ahmed, Ex Engineer PHE, Mohammad Irfan, Chief Agriculture Officer, Farooq Ahmed Reshi, Block Development Officer Shopian, Jahid Ahmed and other concerned.( KINS)