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DISHA Meeting To Review Progress On Centrally Sponsored Schemes

DISHA Meeting To Review Progress On Centrally Sponsored Schemes:

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh presides over a DISHA meeting to review progress on various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) being implemented in the Kishtwar district.

  • Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir has emerged as North India’s power hub with a series of active power projects, in total expected to generate more than 6000 Mega Watt of electricity.


  • District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committees (DISHAs) have been formed to ensure better coordination among all the elected representatives in Parliament, State Legislatures and Local Governments (Panchayati Raj Institutions/Municipal Bodies) for efficient and time-bound development.
  • It is a government-wide initiative that seeks to promote participative governance and deliberative democracy.
  • DISHA seeks to achieve this by facilitating a quarterly review of all development activity at the district level.
  • The Chairperson of a DISHA committee is the senior most Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) elected from the district and nominated by the Ministry of Rural Development.
  • DISHA committee meetings will be held on a quarterly basis and will be attended by all elected representatives and officials from the district.
  • District Collector is responsible for convening the meeting and ensuring effective and timely follow up