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Minister Joshi revives several development schemes

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By Our Staff Reporter 
Dehradun, 5 July: Rural Development Minister, Ganesh Joshi reviewed several developmental schemes during meeting at Rural Development Department on Wednesday.
Minister Joshi launched centrally funded schemes (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana, NRLM, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Rural, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana, Deendayal Upadhyaya Gramin, Kaushalya Yojana) run under the Department of Rural Development, state-funded schemes (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Mera Gaon Meri Sadak, Chief Minister‘s Frontier Area Development Scheme and Externally Aided Scheme (Integrated Livelihood Support Project) and gave necessary guidelines after discussing with the officials in detail. He instructed to speed up the construction works of PMGSY during the meeting. Joshi gave instructions to complete all the road works under PMGSY within the stipulated time frame.
It was informed by the officers in the meeting that 13500 families are related to livelihood resources under the livelihood package. There has been a two to two-and-a-half times increase in the implementation of each of the schemes run by the Rural Development Department. Minister Joshi also directed the officers to work expeditiously on the remaining housing construction works related to the target under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin. He instructed the officials to complete the public welfare schemes of the central and state governments in a time-bound manner.
The minister asked the officers to complete the construction of PMGSY roads and bridges within the time limit for the construction of buildings. He also gave necessary guidelines to the officers regarding the challenges and solutions for future long-term plans. He also instructed the officials to prepare an action plan so that local people can get work in rural areas. The minister said that in the construction work of any department going on in the rural areas, priority should be given to the local villagers. He also directed the officers to chalk out a concrete strategy through mutual coordination with the departmental officers.