Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the review meeting of various developmental projects in the Seraj Assembly Constituency here today directed the officers to ensure quality in all construction works and time bound completion of the works.
He also directed to complete the procedures related to forest clearances in various construction works within stipulated period.
The Chief Minister said that the construction work of 1094.626 kilometer roads has been completed till March 31, 2022 and tarring on 449 kilometer roads has also been completed in the Seraj Assembly Constituency..
He informed that out of 78 panchayats of Seraj Assembly Constituency, road facilities have been provided in 76 panchayats. Besides this, 214 villages out of total 274 villages have been connected by road facility in the area.
Jai Ram Thakur said that Rs. 237.35 crore was being spent under C.R.F. in the Seraj Assembly Constituency and works on seven projects were under progress. He said that Rs.101.42 crore have been sanctioned for 13 projects under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna and work of which was under progress.
He said that Rs. 76.17 crore has been sanctioned for eight projects under NABARD in Seraj Assembly Constituency, the work of which was in progress. He said that 67 works were being done by Public Works Department in the area including 34 of Education Department, 12 of Health Department, three each of Technical Education and Animal Husbandry Department, two works of Tourism Department, the construction work of which would soon be completed.
Chief Minister directed to complete the construction work of 10 major bridges in the area at the earliest. He said that construction work of 24 major projects worth Rs. 262.03 crore was being done by Jal Shakti Department in Seraj Assembly Constituency, out of which work on 12 has been completed. As many as 44 Gram Panchayats and 275 villages have been fully covered under the Har Ghar Nal Se Jal Yojana.
While reviewing the works of the Tourism Department, the Chief Minister directed the officers to complete the construction work of ropeway in Bagulamukhi and various projects under the Nai Rahein Nai Manzilen scheme at the earliest. He asked the officers of Tourism and Forest Departments to work in coordination for timely completion of various development works.
Chief Minister also reviewed filling up of vacant posts in various institutions, announcements made by the Chief Minister, Community Health Center building Balichowki, Gadagushaini and Thunag, Forest Rest House Balichowki, Raingalu, Kelodhar and Panjain, construction of Lok Bhawan and construction of Panchayat Bhawan in new Panchayats. He also reviewed the progress of various development works including construction of 33 KV sub-station and construction work of various bus stands.
Earlier, the Chief Minister also presided over the meeting of Shikari Devi Temple Committee and said that works of trekking routes, railing, stairs, etc have been completed with an expenditure of Rs. 70 lakh under Nai Rahein Nai Manzilein Scheme by Tourism Department. He directed the authorities to expedite the completion of various works related to Shikari Devi Temple.
Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Additional Chief Secretary R.D. Dhiman, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Subhasish Panda, Secretaries and Heads of various departments and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.