|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Jan 11: Financial Commissioner, Agriculture Production Department, Pramod Jain chaired a meeting of officers of Agriculture Department, CAD, Sericulture and Agro Industries Corporation in his office chambers to review the implementation of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the State.
Director Agriculture Jammu A K Malhotra, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Showkat Ahmed Beigh, Director Command Area, Manisha Sharma, Director Sericulture Dr Malik Farooq, Director Planning APD and Managing Director Agro Industries Corporation attended the meeting.
The various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) which were reviewed included Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanization (SMAM), National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology (NMAET), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), National Mission on Oilseed & Oil Palm (NMOOP), National e-Governance Plan for Agriculture (NeGPA), NABARD projects etc.
Jain directed the Nodal officers of all the schemes to create their new Group IDs for every scheme separately with intimation to him so that the day today progress of various schemes can be monitored on daily basis. He gave specific instructions to the HODs of all the Departments to submit progress reports (QPRs) of all the schemes along with Utilization Certificates at the earliest so that the second instalment due of all the schemes can be got released in time from Govt. of India for proper and timely utilization of the funds during the current financial year.
He also stressed to utilize the funds judiciously in a time bound manner and directed to transfer all benefits to the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) based on Aadhar registration.
While reviewing NABARD projects, Jain called upon all the HODs to revise the non-starter projects immediately after clearing all the bottlenecks so that these projects can be taken up on regular basis.