DC Leh convenes meeting with DWSM to discuss progress of JJM in district
Leh, September 09: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Suse, convened a meeting of District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) under Jal Jeevan Mission to discuss the progress of the scheme in Leh district with the members.
DC Leh Shrikant Suse discussed the completion of functional household tap connections (FHTCs) in villages, schools/Anganwadi Centres and health centres, providing new connections in remote areas and updating data on the Jal Shakti portal.
DC Leh took stock of the progress of the scheme in the blocks and sub-divisions of Leh district from the concerned PHE officials. He directed the concerned PHE officials to expedite the works and resolve the issues related to land at the earliest so that the work is completed on time. He also impressed upon District Superintending Engineer, PWD Leh, to clear the pending detailed project reports.
DC Leh exhorted the concerned officials to compare the list of the schools where FHTCs have been provided with schools that are non-functional/closed. Emphasising the need for real progress, he also instructed the PHE officials to update the data on the Jal Shakti portal so that the completed works are reflected on the portal.
Dc Leh inquired about the installation of FHTCs at health centres in Mudh, Tsaga and Lingshed. He also instructed the concerned officials to provide FHTCs to residential schools in remote areas of Leh district such as Puga, Hanley, Nubra and Durbuk.
The PHE officials apprised DC Leh of the issues faced by them.
DC Leh instructed the representation from the project management unit (PMU), JJM, to ensure that the data is updated on the Jal Shakti portal on time. He also informed the DWSM members of the UT Administration’s plan to soon conduct a hydrology survey in the villages of Leh district.
DSE, PWD Leh; Divisional Forest Officer, Leh; Chief Medical Officer, Leh; District Social Welfare Officer, Leh; Chief Agriculture Officer, Leh; Executive Engineer, PHE Leh; Assistant Director, Information, Leh; representatives from PMU and Implementing Support Agency (ISA).