Bandipora, May 04, KDC: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad on Tuesday chaired a meeting to discuss preparation of projects for various developmental projects, mission youth programme and Srinagar Metropolitan Development Authority (SMRDA).
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner Development Abdul Rashid Dass, Chief Education Officer Javid Iqbal and other senior officers of the district.
The meeting discussed several developmental projects coming up at 21 villages of four Tehsil of the district that have been included in Srinagar Metropolitan Development Authority including Sonawari, Shardpore, Nowgam, and Hajin.
Threadbare discussion was held on the projects taken up under the SMDA including multilevel car parking, up-gradation of Bus Adda, Development of public parks, sanitary complexes and other projects. The meeting discussed the bottlenecks that hinder the progress of these projects. On-spot directions were passed for removing the bottlenecks.
The meeting also discussed modalities and measures to be taken for the effective and better implementation of Mission Youth- J&K. A thorough discussion on several aspects of formulation of DPRs and proposals for new cluster mode village funded by Tribal affairs , Mission Yoyuth, Mumkin Scheme, Skill Development, additional DPRs for various projects viz-a-viz indoor sports complex Bandipora and Sports activity.
Meeting discussed proposals for establishment of Youth Facilitation Centre (e- office / library etc), Club with 2 VIP suits indoor offices, Fitness centres, badminton court, snooker etc near Kaloosa Auditorium, Action plan for Development of Play fields with changing rooms, washrooms under convergence mode in each Panchayat by Youth Services and Sports and the Department of Rural Development.
It was given out that a Water kingdom, Synthetic Turf Badminton courts and Youth Hostel shall also come up at Gurez, Sumbal and Bandipora on outsourcing basis and modalities for establishment of the same were also discussed.
Officers also discussed the DPRs as per ceiling New Model Villages including Veven, Mantrigam, Athwatoo and Pannar besides modernization of tribal Hostels, establishment of library, common rooms
Deputy Commissioner Dr Owais Ahmad stressed upon the concerned officers to work in coordination to ensure effective implementation of the dream projects. He said skill development initiatives are being given due concentration for enhancing the employability of the unemployed youth. He said the Mission Youth is an ambitious programme to nurture the capabilities and potential of youth through the intervention of appropriate and common platforms where all the activities of youth development are carried out for better and positive results.