DONER secretary stresses on utilization certificate for devp
Tawang, Apr 5 (UNI) DONER secretary Gauri Chatterjee has emphasized on prioritization of projects, prompt submission of detailed project report (DPR) and fund utilization certificates (UCs) to help accelerate development process.
Ms Chatterjee along with joint secretary D S Poonia was at Tawang during their three-day visit to the state.
Interacting with heads of departments here yesterday, she said the department was committed to complete every ongoing project in time. She also assured to apprise in the meeting of committee of secretaries of every possible help for other projects of public interest not funded by DoNER, according to official sources.
Speaking on better connectivity of the different states of NE, she urged the respective states to formulate better plan and policies.
Special projects must be prioritized by the state government in the current financial year as there are lot of schemes and projects proposed by the different states where only few viable projects are selected based upon their detailed project report, she said.
The DoNER secretary stressed the need of improvement of literacy rate.
While apprising the hardship faced by the people residing in border areas, Power Minister Dorjee Khandu sought special attention of the DoNER ministry towards the development of border areas.
Literacy status of the state could be improved if the central government releases Rs. 12 crore under SSA for infrastructural development, he said.
Legislators Rev. T G Rinpoche also placed various demands relating to renovation of quarters for monks at Tawang Monastery, construction of road connecting the Bhutan border and construction of high attitude sports complex.
DoNER team also visited the site of indoor stadium, the Multipurpose Hall near Yid-ga-Choesen Gonpa, the proposed site for construction of Ropeway from Tawang Monastery to Gyangdong Ani Gonpa, Tawang Monastery, construction work of OPD building of district hospital and War memorial.
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