J&K govt to punish officers for default on physical targets
Jammu, Nov 16 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir government today said the default on account of both physical as well as financial targets will be viewed seriously and defaulting officers shall have to face strict action.
"Default on account of both physical as well as financial targets will be viewed seriously. Defaulting officers shall have to face strict action," state''s Minister for Industries and Commerce S S Slathia said here.
Speaking at a review meeting of various departments and PSUs here today, Slathia warned the concerned Heads of departments and PSUs of any kind of default in accomplishing the assigned physical and financial targets in full, observing that there was urgent need to bring more transparency and efficiency in the implementing agencies at ground level.
He asked for achieving 100 per cent physical and financial targets fixed for the current fiscal for various departments and PSUs under Industries and Commerce sector.
He said since funds are being released timely, so there should be no room for their non or under utilisation.
He said achievements on account of physical and financial targets will be one of the basic bench marks for performance.
Slathia also called for a vibrant monitoring mechanism to gauge the pace of development works and utilisation of funds adding that the departments under the Industries and Commerce sector are directly linked to the livelihood of the people.
"Industrialisation is imperative for employment generation," the Minister said.
Speaking on the occasion, the state''s Commissioner Secretary Industries and Commerce Shantmanu urged for capacity building in Industries and Commerce sector and called for maximum utilisation of land in various Industrial Estates of the State for expanding and activating Industrial activities.
He said maximum number of local youth should be provided job opportunities in the Industries. He also urged for giving further fillip to increase the pace of works commensurate to the targets assigned for different department and PSUs.
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