Bhubaneswar: The Housing & Urban Development (H&UD) Department have started its Cluster-wise Performance Review Meeting for the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) with a focus to trigger the completion of the key projects that are under implementation under the Key Urban Agenda and to enhance Community Partnership while executing various urban initiatives.
Today 23 ULBs from 3 districts of Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal attended the review meeting organised at DRDA Conference Hall, Chatrapur, said an official press release.
The meeting was chaired by G Mathi Vathanan, Principal Secretary, H&UD Department, Director Municipal Administration, Sangramjit Nayak and Joint Secretary and Director, SUDA, Sarada Prasad Panda from Department also attended and reviewed various schemes/projects.
The progress of implementation of various programmes i.e. “SUJAL”- Drink From Tap Mission & Universal Piped Water Supply to all, JAGA Mission, MUKTA, AAHAAR, Urban Sanitation, SMART LED Light initiative etc are the various programmes wherein the progress of ULBs were reviewed.
All ULBs were instructed to focus on enhanced citizen connect and ensure effective public service delivery.
The WATCO and PHEO Teams were instructed to ensure a 100 % Drinking Water Supply for all.
“Peoples Satisfaction is the real achievement,” said Mathi Vathanan. He also directed Collectors of the said three districts to make field visits and verify the quality of work and coverage.
The Urban Team have made diverse accomplishments in the last few years by introducing revolutionary initiatives like JAGA Mission, Drink From Tap Mission, MUKTA, Decentralised Sanitation Strategy etc.
The Urban initiatives have not only attracted people within the country rather have received various accolades and laurels across the globe.
Also, people from various corners of countries are visiting Odisha to get exposure to our various initiatives. It was advised to all ULBs to make their city a Model City.
Time, Speed and Scale of Implementation have always been a hallmark for Team Urban in the execution of its various pro-poor reforms. All ULBs have been asked to keep these as key USPs during the implementation of various initiatives.
Collectors of Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Commissioner, Berhampur along with their Executive Officers and key Engineering personnel also attended the meeting.