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DISHA meeting held at Leh
Orders to constitute inquiry committee to probe possible scam

Leh, June 10, (Scoop News)-Member Parliament Ladakh Thupstan Chhewang today chaired a meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review the physical and financial achievements under various centrally sponsored schemes in Leh district.
While reviewing the performances of some major centrally sponsored schemes like MGNREGS, the meeting was informed by ACD, Leh Tsering Paldan that in the last financial year 2017-18 huge number of asserts including bridges, water reservoirs etc were created in the district for which a total of Rs. 2750.78 lacs was released out of which Rs. 2745.69 lacs was expended. Besides, the department needs additional Rs. 11 crore for work done liabilities. Added Paldan. The DC Leh Avny Lavasa appreciating the performance of Rural Dev. Dept. Leh said that work value under MGNREGS in the district has increased four times in last couple of years.
While reviewing projects under UIDSSMT in Leh town, Minister Dorjey and MP Chhewang took serious note for delay in the completion of Swerage Treatment Plant, Solid Waste Management Project, roads and poor progress on roads under PMGSY since few years despite timely release of funds and directed SE PWD Leh to take legal action against contractors and submit a report to DC, Leh in next three days. They also directed engineers to put condition like work in shifting hours, 24 hours work and time limit for completion of projects while flouting tenders in future. Inquiring about the dumping of pipes near Shanti Stupa by PHE Division in huge numbers without use since three years, Minister Dorjey directed DC Leh to constitute an inquiry committee to investigate possible scam in this regard and also directed SE PWD to give details about the fee given to the consultant engaged for Open Stadium Leh (Rs. 200 crore project).
While discussing about the projects under AMRUT scheme in Leh town, the meeting discussed in detail about the upcoming multi tier parking facility at Leh which is becoming a hot issue in the town due to its high cost and its location which will destroy the beauty of Leh town if executed.
Shortages of doctors including dental doctors also discussed while reviewing NHM. Minister Dorjey directed CMO, Leh and Construction Division Leh for earliest completion of Dialysis ward of SNM Hospital Leh so that four numbers of Dialysis machine could be installed which will benefit patients of Leh immensely.
Discussing about the ongoing social security schemes under NSAP in the distinct, Minister Dorjey and MP Chhewang directed DPO, ICDS Leh and District Social Welfare Officer Leh for resurvey of eligible unmarried poor girls in the district and countersign the lists by concerned Councilors and Nambarders so that deserving girls could get State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS).
While reviewing progress under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin), the meeting was informed that out of 156 targets that are entitle to get Rs.1.30 lacs each to construct toilets, first installment of funds was released for 30 beneficiaries recently. Under Swatch Bhart Mission (Gramin), a total of Rs. 239.56 lacs was released in 2017-18 out of which Rs. 184.41 was expended. DC Leh informed the meeting that Leh district is heading towards Open Defecation Free plus Mode.
While reviewing the progress of drinking water schemes under NRDWP, Exn. PHE informed the meeting that in 2017-18 a total of Rs. 1067.10 lacs was released for ongoing 26 WSS out of which Rs.834.84 was expended till date. Full funding is needed to complete 7 Projects. Added Exn. PHE.
Chief Agriculture Officer, Leh Tashi Tsethan giving detail progress report of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana said that a total of Rs. 218.26 lacs was released in 2017-18 out of which Rs. 81.50 lacs was expended. MP Chhewang and Minister Dorjey directed concerned departments to project and execute big projects under PMKSY.
AD Food, Supplies and Consumer Affair Ruth Miri informed the meeting that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana a total of 1142 applications was received out of which total 698 beneficiaries were issued free gas connection.
While reviewing Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojna, PMDP Rural and Saubhagya schemes which aims to electrify every village of India by 2019, MP Chhewang and Minister Dorjey directed Engineers of PDC and PDD for resurvey of all the un-electrified villages and hamlets properly.
MP Chhewang also took a detail review of funds released from his MPLADS and directed all the concerned officers and engineers to ensure timely and proper use of the funds without lapsing the funds
Other CPS like RURBAN, PMDP, SSA, RAMSA, Mid Day Meal and Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme were also reviewed in detail.
The meeting was attended by the Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperative J&K State Chering Dojey Lakrook, Executive Councilor for Agriculture Tsering Wangdus, Executive Councilor for Tourism Tsering Sandup, Executive Councilor for Animal and Sheep Moumtaz Hussain, Councillors Phyang Punchok Dorjey, Councilor Martselang Jamyang Tsering, Councilor Chushul Konchok Stanzin, all the HODs headed by Deputy Commissioner Leh Avny Lavasa, President PDP, Leh Tashi Gyaltson and representative from Women Alliance Leh.

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