Health Minister reviews works of state sector
By Our Staff Reporter
DEHRADUN, 26 Aug: State’s Medical Health and Medical Education Minister, Dr Dhan Singh Rawat today took a review meeting of the Medical Health Department in the auditorium of the State Health Authority, Dehradun, in which he took information from the departmental officers about the progress of construction works going on under the state sector under the department. Dr Rawat gave clear instructions to the departmental officers that by continuously monitoring the construction works, the departmental officers should spend the budget allotted to the department on time. Strict action will be taken against the concerned executing agency for delay in construction works. He said that the construction works which have not been started so far should be started soon after completing all the formalities.
Along with this, the executing agencies were asked to complete the work on time and with quality. Dr Rawat said that in the financial year 2023-24, many construction works are going on in the department under the state sector. The Rural Works Department has 13 different construction works, BRIDCUL 06, Uttar Pradesh Government Construction Corporation 07, Drinking Water Corporation 09, Agriculture Production and Marketing Council and Irrigation Department 06-06 and Haridwar-Roorkee Development Authority and Kumaon Mandal Development Corporation have been given 01-01 construction works. For this the state government has so far released the permissible amount to various executive bodies as per the contract. He said that if the construction works are not completed on time, action will be taken against the concerned executive body.
Secretary Health Dr Rajesh Kumar, Additional Secretary Namami Bansal, Joint Secretary MS Chauhan, Director Health Dr Sunita Tamta, Additional Director Health Dr Bhagirathi Jangpangi, Dr. Meetu Sah, Executive Engineer Health Department BN Pandey, Chief General Manager Drinking Water Corporation Kapil Singh, Assistant Engineer Project Block Irrigation Department RK Agarwal, Rajeev Soni, Assistant Engineer Uttar Pradesh Construction Corporation NN Barthwal and officers of other executive organizations were present on the occasion.