JJM a national priority project; needs to be executed with quality, professionalism: Advisor Bhatnagar

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar speaking at the Manufacturers & Service Providers’ Conference in Jammu on Saturday

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JAMMU: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today inaugurated one day Manufacturers & Service Providers Conference under the aegis of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) here at Convention Centre.
The conference was organised by Communication & Capacity Development Unit (CCDU), Water Sanitation & Support Organisation (WSSO), Department of PHE, I&FC with the sole objective of technology optimization for effective implementation of JJM and sharing latest developments in this regard.
Speaking on the occasion, Advisor Bhatnagar said that the Jal Jeevan Mission was a national priority project and needed to be executed and implemented with quality and professionalism. He added that the endeavour of the present government was to bring J&K among top performers across the country in implementing JJM. He also said that innovative ways and techniques needed to be adopted to reduce costs and time of implementation.
Highlighting significance of the Conference, Advisor Bhatnagar said that this will provide a platform for all the stakeholders to share latest technological expertise which will be optimal for effective implementation of the mission.
The Advisor also elaborated that this Conference will provide a platform for locals to generate business by forging partnerships with national and multinational players of this field.
The Advisor visited various stalls established by the service providers, both local and national, displaying several equipments like pipes, water motors, water purifiers and other related material. He encouraged the service providers for making quality products and services.
Addressing the post lunch session of the event, Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam complimented the PHE, I&FC department for organising this conference saying that this will give an opportunity to stakeholders to resolve all issues and concerns regarding JJM.
Subrahmanyam further said that present administration aimed at to promote excellence in infrastructural development and it was their resolve to sanction projects with proper funds. He added that timely payments to contractors and other service providers was also the top priority of present administration to ensure smooth execution of works under various projects.
Earlier in his address, Commissioner Secretary PHE, I&FC, Ajeet Kumar Sahu, said that this Conference will offer unique chance to local service providers and entrepreneurs for their capacity building and sustenance through joint ventures and partnerships for achieving JJM targets. He also gave a detailed presentation regarding JJM in J&K.