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Objectives of comprehensive program of works

23 Objectives of comprehensive program of works

With a view to the coordination, regulation and control of a comprehensive program of works for the development of the State regard shall be had by the Coordinator-General and all other persons concerned to the following considerations—

(a) the orderly arrangement and revision of a general program of works for the State;
(b) the creation of additional means and methods of development and of employment;
(c) the maintaining of continuity of work in the various parts of the State on a basis of reasonable uniformity;
(d) the provision of ways and means whereby finance in respect of works and the creation of works may be spread over the State in equitable proportions;
(e) the allocation, on terms advantageous to the welfare of the State generally, of finance by way of loans and otherwise amongst the departments of the Government and local bodies;
(f) the examination and review of larger developmental works generally with a view to a selection by the Governor in Council of works that, while conferring a greater amount of aid to the general employment position of the State, also offer greater possibilities as productive works;
(g) the establishment of a policy of coordinated relationship among departments of the Government and local bodies with a view to—
(i) securing coordination and cooperation in activities connected with works and construction; and
(ii) evolving schemes for providing employment and for improving the general economic development and the public amenity of the State; and
(iii) avoiding or minimising duplication and overlapping in the services and activities of departments of the Government and of local bodies generally;
(h) the securing of cooperation and assistance of persons engaged in industry otherwise than within departments of the Government or within local bodies with a view to aiding the general employment position in the State.

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