JAMMU, JAN 4: Stressing that providing adequate potable drinking water and irrigation facilities to people is priority of the Government, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary asked the concerned for effective implementation of programmes launched under these sectors.
The Minister was speaking during a meeting convened here today to get first hand appraisal of progress of various projects under execution in PHE, Irrigation and Flood control sectors in Jammu division besides overall functioning of these organizations, held here today.
Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation, Flood Control, Forests, Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Cooperatives, Mir Zahoor Ahmad was also present in the meeting.
Secretary, PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, M Raju briefed the meeting about activities of these Departments. The Minister asked the authorities of PHE, I & FC to gear up their field functionaries and accelerate pace of work on all ongoing projects including Water Supply schemes (WSSs) and complete them in a stipulated time frame.
Asking concerned for timely furnishing of correct and detailed information with regard to Questions, Calling Attention Notices and Cut Motions during the Session from Administrative Department, Sham Choudhary warned that strict action will be taken under rules against erring officer/official who will be responsible for furnishing inadequate and incorrect information.
Stressing upon the need to work with utmost dedication, Mir Zahoor asked the concerned to work with coordination so that 100% targets are achieved with regard to provision of potable drinking water.