CS calls for timely submissions of Utilization Certificates under BADP

Itanagar, Nov 29: Chief Secretary Satya Gopal has called for timely submissions of Utilization Certificates of the completed projects under Border Area Development Programme (BADP).
He said this while reviewing the schemes being implemented BADP in a meeting of State Level Screening Committee meeting today.
Chief Secretary stated that additional funds would also be made available by Government of India as per requirement depending on the timely submission of the Utilization Certificates.
Geo tagging is mandatory of each and every asset which are being created and being executed under BADP, he told.
Underlining the importance of projects being undertaken under the BADP, he said that social and economic infrastructure of the village should be considered while submitting a proposal, he told the Deputy Commissioners. Income generating activities should be encouraged to ensure a sustainable living in these areas, he added.
While reviewing the Indo Myanmar Action Plan, security related proposals, skill development progress and others, the Chief Secretary directed the Deputy Commissioners to come out with comprehensive and consolidated plans.
15 Deputy Commissioners and District Planning Officers of border areas attended the meeting.
In the meeting Chief Secretary also asked the Deputy Commissioners to monitor the works and progress of Saubhagya- Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana in their respective districts. He asked them to monitor and review progress of Saubhagya and to not leave any stone unturned to achieve the target to provide last mile household electricity connectivity in the district before Dec 31 this year.