DODA, December 02: To review the performance of PWD (R&B) in the execution of works under Capex Budget 2022-23, NABARD, CRF and Languishing Projects, District Development Commissioner Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan today chaired a meeting of key officials of the department in Conference Hall of DC office today. The meeting was attended by SE(PWD), CPO Doda, ACP Doda, ACD Doda , All XENs of District, AEEs and AEs of the departments.
The DDC asked SE and Ex Ens to personally monitor the quality of the work on ground. It was decided in the meeting that the non-feasible works be recommended for foreclosure and funds involved in these works be processed for reallocation.
The DDC directed the concerned to ensure 75% physical and financial completion of the works under all schemes by or before the end of December.
It was instructed that works involving cement work must be completed before 31th of December. Besides, bottlenecks hampering the progress on some of the roads and other projects were discussed in detail in the meeting and DDC directed the Ex Ens to take up the matter with ADCs/ SDMs, and other concerned officers for early resolution of the issues and timely completion of the works. He issued clear directions that if after exhausting all the legitimate sources for the resolution of bottlenecks, the work is not taken up, the same works must be processed for foreclosure.
During the meeting the DDC enquired about the updated status in detail with regard to tendering of works, works alloted, estimation of approved works, started of works on ground, status of billing, and progress on non construction works.
The DDC directed all the concerned controlling as well executing agencies to pace up the completion of all ongoing works. Further the DDC directed them to pull up their field staff and mobolise them accordingly so that all the bills pending shall be framed as well as the expenditure is booked accordingly and same shall be submitted to treasuries immediately for expenditure on priority basis.
DDC also directed the department to ensure that no work is held up or delayed beyond its allotted time of completion by any contractor. And take toughest decisions, even go for blacklisting of defaulter contractors. It was also decided that a contractor declared defaulter by one agency shall be defaulter for all the executing agencies in the district.
DDC has directed the engineers to get the proposal, of construction of modern Youth Innovation Centre Ghat, technically vetted so that the funds involved can be obtained from the government for execution of work.