Large and Medium Industries and district in-charge Minister Murugesh Nirani has said that the plans under Vision 2020 should guide the officers concerned in taking up development works easily without any confusion.

The plans should be finalised after getting the opinions of experts in different fields, he said.

Interacting with a team of officers involved in preparing plans for the overall development of Bijapur district under Vision 2020 plan here on Tuesday evening, he said that, if necessary, the officers can also contact the experts of different fields in other States and other countries also.

He also stated that the plans should contain the existing conditions of the cities, existing population, population growth rate, basic infrastructure available and the requirements and the reasons for backwardness of the district compared to other districts in the State.

Deputy Commissioner S.S. Pattanshetty told the Minister that committees have been formed for agriculture, water resources, industries, public health, literacy, education, social justice and tourism, with the officers of the departments concerned and the experts in the fields from Bijapur district as members.