SRINAGAR : Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, held a meeting today to discuss and review formulation of CAPEX Budget 2023-24 here at Civil Secretariat.
He also reviewed progress on ongoing projects under the CAPEX Budget and CSS 2022-23
The meeting was attended by Director SDD, Chief Engineers of R&B Kashmir/Jammu, Joint Directors of DSD Jammu/Srinagar, as well as the concerned Principals and Superintendents of Government Polytechnics and ITIs Jammu/Kashmir, both in person and through virtual mode.
He discussed all the relevant issues and enquired about the requirements from the concerned regarding formulation of CAPEX Budget 2023-24.
Dr Samoon asked the Director SDD to incorporate the requirements with respect to civil works and other works so that a comprehensive CAPEX Budget is formulated.
He also reviewed the physical and financial progress on the projects besides assessing the maintenance and repairs in both the regular and ITI sectors.
During the meeting, Dr Samoon expressed satisfaction over the progress made, so far. He emphasized the need to finish the projects within the stipulated time frame.
Principal Secretary exhorted upon the officers to identify skill gaps and develop required skills in coordination with concerned departments.
Dr Samoon directed the officers to ensure that all the ongoing and new projects are completed successfully and within the time frame. He stressed that timely completion of the projects is of utmost importance to achieve the objective of the department.
Principal Secretary also instructed the officers to take strict measures to maintain quality control and ensure that the projects are executed as per the specified standards. He emphasized the importance of transparency in execution of projects and directed the officers to maintain accurate records of the progress made.