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Infrastructure in towns being developed under IDMT, TDS: Dy CM
2/12/2018 10:59:13 PM
Early Times Report

JAMMU, Feb 12: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today informed the State Legislative Assembly that the civic works and other infrastructure is being developed in the major towns under State Capex Budget's twin schemes of Integrated Development of Medium Towns (IDMT) in Urban Development Sector and Town Drainage Schemes (TDS) in 'Drainage Sector.'
He said that annual ceiling in action plan and works programme under IDMT, for execution of different nature of works on year to year basis, is approved for each town and is determined on the basis of population and number of wards criteria. He said the works programme is finalized in consultation with the respective public representatives.
The Dy CM was replying to a Calling Attention Notice of Independent legislator from Udhampur, who moved "to call the attention of the government towards the need to provide additional funds for the development of new wards in Udhampur Town, to expedite the provision of Transport Nagar, Ware House and establishment of Solid Waste Management Plant in the town."
The Dy CM said 4 wards have been added to Udhampur Town taking the total number to 21 and the annual allocation under the twin schemes is provided for the entire township including the newly added wards. He said in the year 2015-16 around 21 works were executed and completed in Udhampur town under IDMT at an estimated cost of Rs 48.25 lakhs, while additional Rs 50 lakh were provided under the same scheme for execution and completion of seven works, which included 2 works in newly added 4 wards, at an estimated cost of Rs 14.50 lakh.
The Minister further said that in the year 2016-17, over 16 works were executed and completed at an estimated cost of Rs 48.25 lakhs, of which two works at an estimated cost of Rs 11.30 lakh were completed in newly added wards of the town.
He said during current financial year (2017-18), an allocation of Rs 36 lakh has been approved for the town under State Capex Budget IDMT scheme, for execution of 13 works, including one work in newly added ward at an estimated cost of Rs 4 lakh which has also been completed.
He said that in addition an amount of Rs 30 lakh has been released under the same scheme to meet the emergent Public Demands. "Around 11 works have been identified in consultation with the local MLA, of which three works have been executed and completed in the newly added wards of the Udhampur town," he added.
Dr Singh said that under drainage sector, a town drainage scheme is going on in the town since 2011-12 at an estimated cost of Rs 8.00 crore with an ultimate target of constructing 6160 RMTs drain length.
Responding to the issue of development of Transport Yard-cum-Warehouse, the Dy CM said that in pursuance to a decision taken in DDB meeting, a concept report was prepared by the DDC Udhampur through RITES Consultancy in 2010, who suggested for establishment of the project in PPP mode. The Dy CM said that the Chief Executive Officer, Municipal Council, Udhampur has already been directed to stop dumping of waste in front of Water Lifting Plant near River Tawi and explore new site in consultation with the Deputy Commissioner.
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