SRINAGAR, JULY 14: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padao (BBBP) scheme in the district.
Sub Judge, District Legal Services Authority, Srinagar, Justice Noor Mohammad Mir; Chief Planning Officer Srinagar; ACD, Srinagar, Child Development Project Officer (CDPO), Chief Medical Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, District Panchayat Officer and other concerned were present in the meeting.
The meeting held thorough deliberation on various issues of concern like Child sex ratio, Infant mortality rate, Literacy rate, Gender ratio, implementation of PC&PNDT Act in the district besides other related issues.
The DC stressed on result oriented implementation of the scheme and asked the concerned to take appropriate measures to achieve the goal of the scheme aimed at to prevent gender-biased sex-selective elimination.
He also laid stress on ensuring Survival, Protection and Education of Girl child in the district and said no laxity will be tolerated in this regard.
The DC urged all the officers to contribute towards effective implementation of programmes being conducted under BBBP. He sought coordinated efforts by all the concerned departments to achieve the desired objective of protection and empowerment of women as well as girl-child.
He asked the officers of the concerned departments to prepare an event calendar of the activities to be conducted under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme in the district.
The DC directed the Health authorities to strictly enforce the provisions of PC&PNDT Act in the district. He further directed for conducting a day long sensitization workshop on BBBP scheme for mass awareness in the district in which best practitioners and expert human resource persons will be involved to share their experiences for better implementation of BBBP.
He further directed for preparing a list of women role models, women entrepreneurs, having contributed towards BBBP so that they are felicitated. He said the role of Asha works is pivotal in effective implementation of BBBP scheme on ground.
On the occasion, the DC was apprised by CDPO about the activities carried out in the district during the current financial year, besides action plan of activities to be undertaken in next fiscal.
The District Programme Officer informed that there is an improvement in the child sex ratio besides significant drop in the infant mortality rate in the district.
Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Department of Information
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
DC B’la reviews implementation of NGT directions concerning Environmental conservation
Scale up efforts to completely eliminate Plastic pollution: Kumar directs Officers
BARAMULLA, JULY 14: With an aim to review the implementation of directions issued by National Green Tribunal (NGT) with respect to environmental conservation, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Bhupinder Kumar today chaired a meeting of concerned officers at dak bungalow here.
On the occasion, several matters including establishment of Solid Waste Management facility across the district, compliance of solid waste management rules and regulations, disposal of bio-degradable wastes, construction of vermi compost pits, demolition of lavatories along the bank of river Jhelum, identification of plastic free zones and other important issues of vital environmental significance.
After a detailed deliberation, the DC issued a slew of directions pertaining to strict complaince of NGT guidelines. He stressed upon the concerned officers to scale up their efforts and work towards the elimination of plastic waste besides highlighting various ill consequences of environmental pollution.
Kumar directed to take all concerned stakeholders especially shopkeepers, tent house owners and other concerned entities on board so that appropriate plan for combating the environmental challenges, is formulated. He stressed upon the concerned officers to strengthen the mechanism of imposing fine/penalities on violators as per the respective NGT guidelines.
The DC also directed to disseminate awareness by displaying hoardings and other relevant posters wherein ill effects of plastic use should be displayed. He added that complete ban on open burning of municipal solid waste including plastic waste have been imposed and appealed the people to cooperate with the administration for eliminating the use of plastic throughout the district.
Meeting was attended by ADC Baramulla, SDMs, CMO, DFO JV Division, District Officer Pollution Control Board, Executive Officers of respective MCs among other concerned functionaries.