Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan undertook detailed sector wise review of developmental scenario of Ganderbal and Bandipora districts at a meeting of Sectoral officers in Ganderbal today.
DDC Ganderbal Dr. Piyush Singla and DDC Bandipora Mr. Sajad Hussain presented a power point presentation of developmental achievements of their respective districts registered upto August 2017.
An allocation of Rs 17.92 crore has been exhausted on execution of various development works and welfare schemes of the Ganderbal district, out of district development plan allocation of Rs 101.16 Crore earmarked for current fiscal year.
Construction work on 200 bedded District hospital Ganderbal is apace at an allocation of Rs. 52.56 crore. Only finishing work is going on where as hospital complex has been almost completed by JKPCC and would be handed over to the health department next month, the meeting was informed. Besides other major projects, Yechama bridge and Govt. Degree College Kangan would be completed by November this year, the meeting was informed.
Construction work is apace on other major projects including Govt. Diet Building Nunar, Mother-Cum-Child care hospital Kangan, engineering college Safapora, Polytechnic college Hatbura, General bus stand and Dak Bunglow Ganderbal, where as construction work on Central University complex Tulmulla is in progress in Ganderbal District which would complete in near future.
Reviewing road connectivity works as many as 20 km roads were black topped, 4.25 km roads constructed under Grade-1, 18.40 km roads under Grade- II and 17 km under Grade III, were constructed. Besides 1312 running Meter’s (RM) retaining wall, 392 RM pipe laying, 2142 RM drains and 7 culverts were completed in Ganderbal District.
Meanwhile an allocation of Rs.1055.60 lakh have been earmarked under District Development plan for Bandipora District out of which Rs.801.02 lakh have been spent on execution of various development and welfare schemes upto ending July last current year.
As many as 30 Major projects including District Hospital, Community Health Center, Dak Banglow, Water supply schemes of Aloosa Ghat, Tanghat, Panhar, Ajas and Govt. Degree College Gurez besides some road projects are near completion. These works would be completed in near future in Bandipora District, it was revealed.
While addressing the officers Divisional Commissioner said that no laxity be tolerated over quality control of works. Moreover roads constructed would serve the people at least ten years without repairs. He further directed them to re-double their efforts to complete the development works within stipulated time frame.