Aizawl, Sept 30: State Level Vigilance & Monitoring Committee in its review meeting has highlighted that so far in 2015-2016, 34-36 workdays have been created in different districts of the State. The State Level Vigilance & Monitoring Committee held review on the implementation of various central government schemes in Mizoram so far in the current fiscal 2015-16.
The review meeting was held under the leadership of its Chairman R.Lalzirliana, Rural Development Minister at Secretariat Conference Hall here in Aizawl.
It was attended among others by by Ronald Sapa Tlau, MP (Rajya Sabha), Minister Zodintluanga, Minister P.C.Lalthanliana, Parliamentary Secretary Col. Z.S.Zuala, 3 MLAs- Lalrinliana Sailo, R.Vanlalvena and Er Lalrinawma.
As reported in the review meeting, Rs 1,39,04,61,000 /- has been received so far from the Centre and the State in 2015-16 and 34-36 workdays created under NREGS.
Under IAY, Rs 3, 05, 40,200 /- has been received 391 houses constructed out of the estimated 1293 houses.
Under PMGSY, 167 villages have been covered out of targeted 246 villages.
Since the start of PMGSY in 2001, Ministry of Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 97287.01 lakhs for construction of 2851.92 km roads for 217 villages.
Out of the 174 projects sanctioned, 2373 km have been completed so far.
As on July 2015, Formation Cutting upto 1728.97 km and Black Topping 398.83 km have been completed and Rs 71310.97 lakhs spent.
It was also reported in the review meeting today that the initiative of SIRD, Kolasib- construction of New SIRD Campus in Durtlanga at a cost of Rs 1724.71 lakhs is expected to be completed by January 2016.
The initiatives under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), Mizoram State Rural Livelihood Mission (MzSRLM), Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), DRDA and Prime Minister Empoyment Generation Programme (PMEGP) were also reviewed.
Minister R.Lalzirliana lauded the government workers for their effort in implementing the government schemes for development of the people in rural areas. He said that he acknowledged the deed they have done.
Ronald Sapa Tlau also called on the government workers to continue to work sincerely keeping in mind that their good work or otherwise would have effect on the rural poor.