Cooperative Department has been shifted to Almora
DEHRADUN“Deputy Registrar’s office of Cooperative Department in Garhwal and Kumayun regions must be started soon. Participation of ministers should be insured in preparing budget by including their guidelines. Necessary funds for forensic laboratory and pension for state agitators must be released soon. A proposal should be prepared to increase pension for widows of martyrs of Second World War. Necessary action, on decisions taken for mobilizing resources, should be ensured.” these directions were given by the Chief Minister Harish Rawat while discussing with the ministers and senior officials on departmental budget and interdepartmental matters at Secretariat on Wednesday.
The CM Shri Rawat directed that formalities for establishing cardiac center in Almora to be completed soon. He said that the office of Registrar, Cooperative Department has been shifted to Almora. He directed the Secretary Cooperative to start offices of Deputy Registrar in each Garhwal and Kumayun region. He also directed to give bonus on time for milk production to the beneficiaries.
The Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh was directed to monitor and evaluate continuously the work of to be online and submission of utilization of several departments. He was also directed to resolve interdepartmental matters in the next 2 or 3 days. The CM Shri Rawat directed the officials to deploy a full time high level officer under the NRHM scheme. He also directed to prepare an integrated plan for providing assistance to the girls for their birth, education, employment, vocational training and their marriage by the same department.
During the meeting, it was informed that a budget worth Rs. 200 crore from the central government for scholarship of SC and ST is still yet to be released. The Public Works Department informed that an amount of Rs. 964 crore had been spent by December 2014, while an amount of Rs. 1000 crore has been spent by December 2015, and bills worth Rs. 250 crore have been sent to treasury. It was also informed that amount of Rs. 288 crore from Rs. 523 crore sanctioned by the central government is still yet to be released; the share of state has been spent.
The Cabinet Minister Preetam Singh, Surendra Singh Negi, Dinesh Agarwal, Harish Chandra Durgapal, Dinesh Dhanai, the Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh, the Chief Principal Secretary to CM, Rakesh Sharma and Additional Chief Secretary S. Raju with other senior officials were present on the occasion.