Raipur: State MNREGA Commissioner Mohammad Kaiser Abdulhaq has directed to expedite the approval of works to be done with convergence of various departments.
He has issued a circular to the Collector-cum-District Program Coordinator (MNREGA) of all the districts directing them to ask different departments to expedite the process of getting proposals for permissible works under MNREGA and their approval. He has also mentioned in his letter that the Head of the Department should nominate departmental nodal officers at the state and district level to bring progress in the approval of works concerned.
It has also been stated in the circular issued that under MNREGA, the permissible works to be done with the coordination of Forest and Climate Change, Agriculture Development and Farmers Welfare and Biotechnology, Water Resources and Village Industries Department and the Project Implementation Unit of the concerned departments, the progress of the works being carried out is very poor.
For inter-departmental coordination, instructions have been given to give top priority to it in separate meetings held with the assistant project officers of MGNREGA working in different districts and district level officers of the departments concerned. The MNREGA commissioner has asked to expedite the approval of works in all the districts, so that the number of works can increase in the state.
With the coordination of MGNREGA and forest department, various types of including plantation, nursery development, drainage line and area treatment related works of Narva like contour trench, contour bund, loose boulder check, street plug construction work can be done. Sericulture plantation through the Department of Village Industries, Upgradation of rural haat, production of construction materials for MNREGA works, works related to command area development by Water Resources Department like construction of water courses and canal, and works related to watershed development and agriculture development and farmers welfare and bio Sylvie Pasteur pasture, poultry shed, cattle shed, pig shed, goat shed, vermi compost tank and nadep tank, fishery under fisheries, fishery pond and fish drawing yard under horticulture, nursery and fruit plantation and agriculture under animal husbandry by Technology Department. Under Field Leveling, Vermi Compost Tank and Nadep Tank construction works can be done.