JAMMU, FEB 12: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today reviewed progress on Cluster Model Villages in the State through video-conferencing with district administrations of Pulwama, Baramulla, Anantnag, Kupwara and Kulgam.
Taking review of various developmental works taken-up under Cluster Model Villages in district Pulwama, it was informed that R 1.39 cr has been utilized for various works including development of Tribal Model villages at Gulshanpora, Karmula Tral, development of Milk-villages at Sangerwani Pulwama and e-class rooms in district Pulwama upto ending January, 2018.
Discussing with the District Development Commissioner, Kulgam about latest status of works undertaken in Cluster Model villages, the Minister was informed that R 7.87 cr has been incurred on construction of EMRs at Tangmarg in Kulgam, starting of Academic Activities, development of Tribal Model Village at Nagress Kulgam, e-Class rooms and construction of Gujjar and Bakerwal Hostel at Kulgam. The District Development Commissioner, Kupwara briefed the Minister about progress of the works by the Tribal Affairs Department in the district. He apprised that the directions given by the Minister have been implemented in letter and spirit. He informed the meeting that R 5.65 cr has been spent on various developmental works under Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) scheme in the district up to January, 2018. The Minister asked the concerned DDCs to expedite pace of work on all ongoing development works under the scheme and complete them in a stipulated time frame.