Secretary, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Ram Subhag Singh, who has been nominated as Nodal Secretary for reviewing the developmental works of Una district visited the district and inspected the Check Dams constructed at Basoli, Chatada, Pandoga and Nagnauli under Swan Integrated Watershed Development Programme, Aloevera and other herbal plant nurseries in Basal village, Monkey Sterilization Centre at Boul village, Vermi Compost Units at Dangoli and Samurkalan, Milk Chilling Plant and various works executed under Swan Channelization Programme at Jhalera. He also visited Gagret, Mubarikpur, Takrala and Rainsari in Una district and took stock of the developmental activities. He interacted with the Panchayat representatives, Self Help Groups and local people of the area, who apprised him about the developmental activities and problems of their areas. He directed the officers to explore the possibilities of marketing of Aloevera and said that farmers should adopt vermi compost manure. He urged the local people to cooperate with the officers in implementation of various developmental programmes. He directed the officers to visit the field areas regularly and monitor the schemes besides interacting with local people.
Ram Subhag Singh also participated in the workshop of PRI representatives. He urged the district administration to publish a booklet on various developmental schemes being implemented by the State Government in Una district to generate awareness among the PRIs representatives.
While reviewing the schemes being implemented by DRDA, he said that 1615 works were completed under MNREGA during previous financial year whereas 918 works were in progress. He said that 130 works have been completed so far this year under the scheme whereas 976 works were under progress. He said that wages worth Rs. 31 lacs have been disbursed under MNREGA. He also reviewed the progress under Total Sanitation Programme and said that Rs.3.54 crore have been spent under the Programme so far and 235 panchayats have achieved the ODF targets. He said that 31 watershed schemes have been sanctioned during the previous year under watershed development programme and 27,943 hectares had been treated by spending Rs. 41.91 crore.