For decongesting Islamabad, his home constituency, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed sanctioned Rs 9.51 crore for immediate construction of Bypass Road from Mehndikadal to Ashajipora. PWD will have to make the 2.1 kms road operational by December 2015, official spokesman said.
Mufti toured Islamabad extensively including state run boys and girls Colleges, hospitals, gardens, shrines and courts. Ministers Abdul Rehamn Veeri and Altaf Bukhari accompanied him besides the south Kashmir lawmakers.
Mufti sanctioned Rs five lakh for purchase of new law books and referrals for the court library. Local Bar Association demanded setting up of one bench of High Court that operates once-in-a-week from Islamabad. They also demanded courts of Additional District & Sessions Judge and Munsiff, creation of a Railway Tribunal as well as Labour Court.
Emphasizing upon improving the quality of education in the Government institutions so that they become institutes of excellence, Mufti announced introduction of biometric system of attendance to ensure punctuality among students and teachers, continuous evaluation system and setting up of smart rooms through e-learning. He asked Director School Education to assess the requirement of four boys and girls higher secondary schools at Ranibagh, Brakpora and Bijehara for their up-gradation to the level of Model Schools.
At Boys’ Degree College, Khanabal, Principal handed over a cheque of Rs 1,33,350 towards the Chief Minister’s Flood Relief Fund.