Mangan, Feb 15 (IPR)
The meeting of the District Planning Committee (DPC) of North District Zilla Panchayat (NDZP) was held at Zilla Bhavan under the chairmanship of Zilla Adhakshya, Namday Lepcha NDZP on Feb 14. The meeting was also attended by Up Adhakshya North, Shri Taney Bhutia, District Collector North Shri Karma R Bonpo, ADC/Dev, ZIlla Panchayat Members and Heads of various Departments in the District.
The BDOs of the four blocks of the District presented the consolidated Gram Panchayat Development Plans of various Gram Panchayats in the meeting. The Plans of the Grams Panchayats was unanimously passed by the Committee. Similarly the Labor budgets of MGNREGA for the year 2019-20 was also discussed and passed by the committee.
The District Collector, North District discussed the Development Plan of the NDZP and the Zilla members were directed to immediately submit their proposals for implementation in their respective Gram Panchayats. The District Collector also stated that NDZP has initiated plans to increase their own source of revenue by taking over the new Guest House at Pentok and the running the Cold Storage facility at Mangan Shopping Complex and renting shops to poultry farmers. He stated that NDZP has initiated plans for the proper marketing of organic vegetables in the district to increase its revenues.
Speaking on the occasion the Zilla Adhakshya stated that all the plans presented by the Gram Panchayats should be implemented properly. She stated that funds of Gram Panchayats should be used constructively and for increasing the livelihood opportunity of the people. She asked the Gram Panchayats to use the available infrastructures in the village for the benefit of the public. She also directed that materials for MGNREGA should be available on time so as to reach the targeted man days in the Gram Panchayats.