MP JTN reviews progress of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in DISHA meeting
Leh, Feb 24: Member of Parliament, Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, who is also the Chairman of the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA), today chaired a meeting to review the progress achieved under different Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the Leh district.
MP Ladakh inquired from the concerned officers in detail about the status of progress achieved so far under the flagship programmes such as, MGNREGA, PMAY-G, SBM-G, PMGSY, JJM, SBM U, PMAY-U, NHM, Poshan Abhyan, PMFBY, PMKKKY, UJAWALA, PMGKAY, NSAP, ICDS, NULM, NRLM, DDUGJY, SAMAGRA SHIKSHA, PMEGP and other centrally sponsored schemes.
ADDC/ACD Leh, Sonam Nurboo informed about the technical glitches faced in the National Mobile Monitoring System for attendance of labourers engaged under MGNREGA and sought intervention from MP Ladakh for some relaxation owing to the topographical challenges. He also shared that out of 30,000 registered labourers under MNGREGA, Aadhar seeding of 29,000 is achieved enabling Aadhar-based payment as per the guidelines.
Highlighting the importance of SHGs under NRLM/NULM scheme for enhancing livelihood and economic opportunities, MP Ladakh directed the concerned officials to submit/furnish a detailed report of increase in per capita income of individual working in SHGs at the earliest reflecting the output of the scheme at the ground.
MP Ladakh also directed the ACD Leh to opt for biodegradable/disposable dustbins as an alternative to plastic bins to achieve goals of Swachh Bharat Mission and Solid Waste Management.
Chief Agriculture Officer, Leh informed that Rs 13.24 crore has been disbursed to a total of 6504 registered farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi in the Leh district. MP Ladakh directed CAO, Leh cover more water scarce areas under Micro Irrigation plan.
Stressing the potential of Ladakh in food processing, MP Ladakh directed Chief Horticulture Officer Leh to develop a plan for establishing micro processing units in a decentralised manner in Nubra, Dha-Hanu to reduce wastage of food products. He directed to the Horticulture, Industries Department and banking sector to work in coordination to promote food processing units under the PMFME scheme to increase employment opportunities.
EC Ghulam Mehdi raised the issue of confusion caused over the registration format of Horticulture department while applying for establishing processing units. In this context, MP Ladakh instructed DC Leh to streamline the registration format delineating the specified authority’s signature to ensure accountability and transparency is maintained at all levels of grassroot democracy.
Raising concerns over the safety of the childrens’ of the labourers engaged by BRO and protection of labour rights, MP Ladakh directed Assistant Labour Commissioner to seek solution in concurrence with BRO Officers ensuring necessary and required facility are provided at the workplace.
While reviewing Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) works in the district, MP Ladakh expressed satisfaction on the overall progress achieved and lauded that Ladakh has been at forefront in showcasing the success of JJM in India.
Reviewing the achievements of NHM, MP Ladakh added that the mere registration under PMJAY (Golden Card) would not ensure the true success of the scheme. He added that many of the public/citizens lack information about the list of empanelled hospitals where the benefits of Golden cards could be availed.
He directed CMO Leh to ensure that awareness camps are held to disseminate information about the process of availing benefits under Golden card and provide the empanelled hospitals list specifically of hospitals in Delhi, Jammu, Srinagar and Chandigarh where most patients from Ladakh seek treatment
Assistant Commissioner, FCS&CA Department informed that 11,000 households amounting to 47,000 individual beneficiaries are registered and avail benefits under PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana and re-verification process of ration cards are under process to ensure that the genuine and intended beneficiaries are not left out.
Regarding the issue of supplementary nutrition procurement under ICDS, MP Ladakh directed DPO ICDS Leh to submit a report on the suggested/desireable solution to overcome the procurement issue.
Discussing the Vibrant Village Programme of GoI, MP Ladakh stressed that the focus should not be alone on the creation of assets for development but also to create the assets to increase the livelihood opportunities in the border villages to reverse the migration concept.
DC Leh also instructed the HoDs and senior officers of all the departments to schedule visits at regular intervals to the border villages under Vibrant Village Programme to assess the concerns and issues of the inhabitants.
MP Ladakh instructed to compile a data on all the non-account holders in the district as it hinders in implementing and availing the benefits of the schemes. He also lauded the extensive efforts of Ladakh Police in eradicating the menace of drugs from the society.
Executive Councillor Ghulam Mehdi; DC/CEO LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Suse; Senior Superintendent of Police, Leh, P D Nitya; concerned members of the DISHA committee and Heads and representatives of various departments and agencies attended the meeting.