DDC reviews progress of work; Asks to provide more 1000 FHTCs by Nov 15
DODA, NOVEMBER 10: District Development Commissioner Doda, Harvinder Singh, who is also Chairman District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), reviewed the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in the district, in a meeting of Jal Shakti Department (JSD) held here in DC office complex. DDC reviewed scheme wise progress of JJM schemes and issued specific direction and timelines.
The DDC was informed that 185 projects at an estimated cost of Rs 748.31 crore have been tendered, allotted and execution has been started on ground in the district under JJM, to provide safe drinking water through tap water connections to every household. In the above said 185 JJM schemes, 372 Slow Sand Filtration plants are to be constructed, out of which 207 have been allotted and work on 133 has been started on the ground. Out of 2 Rapid Sand Filtration plants, one has been allotted, while Work on 3 Borewells has been started out of 05 sanctioned Borewell projects.
The Chairman DWSM (DDC) was informed that out of the target of 111216 FHTCs to provide all the households in the district safe and adequate tap drinking water, 82452 FHTCs have been completed. In this regard, DDC has asked the engineers to complete 1000 more FHTCs by November 15th and complete the target as per the already given timeline. Furthermore, the SE JSD has been instructed to monitor personally, daily progress, and ensure all the schemes under prestigious JJM are completed in a given timeline. He asked the SE to submit a PERT Chart of all the schemes, and adhere to the timeline maintaining highest standards of quality. Regarding some re-tendered Slow Sand Filtration plants, Borewells and Rapid Sand Filtration plants, the DDC urged to allot and start execution of work immediately, in two days, on successfully tendered works.
The meeting was attended by CPO Doda Suresh Kumar, SE Hydraulic Circle Doda Anil Gupta, Executive Engineers (All), AEEs (All) and other concerned officials.