Be proactive to implement BADP project: CS tells DCs

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: While reviewing schemes implemented under border area development programme (BADP) in a state level screening committee meeting as chairman here on Thursday, chief secretary Satya Gopal advocated pro-active approach for effective implementation.

Stressing on importance of projects, like model village under the BADP, he said that each model village should have a long term perspective plans for building infrastructure for healthcare, education, roads, power and drinking water supply to meet critical gaps. Its socio-economic infrastructures incorporated in the proposals and income generating activities encouraged ensuring sustainable livelihood, he told DC from across the state.

While reviewing Indo-Myanmar action plan, security related proposals, skill development progress and others, he directed them to evolve comprehensive and consolidated plans with project estimates while justifying the proposals and forwarded be vetted by DC concerned. Moreover, geo tagging is mandatory of every asset created under BADP, he said.

Emphasising on timely submission of utilization certificates, he said additional funds would be made available by Union MoHA as per requirement depending on timely submission of UCs.

He also asked them to monitor progress of Saubhagya- Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana and also Saubhagya to achieve the target of providing last mile household electricity connectivity before December next.

The meeting chaired by CS Satya Gopal was attended by Commissioner, secretary, special secretary and 15 DCs and DPOs of border areas attended the meeting. (PRO)

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