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CS directs timely completion of various infrastructural works

Last Updated on October 19, 2021 at 2:09 pm

A high level meeting was chaired by the Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta for assessing the progress of PMDP projects in Jammu and Kashmir under execution in the different schemes of UT and Central Governments.

In the meeting, the administrative Secretaries of Health and Medical Education, Home, Housing & Urban, Agriculture Production and Farmers Welfare, Power Development, Public Works (R&B), Secretary PD&MD and other senior officers were present.

As per reports, out of 53 PMDP projects, 21 projects have been completed and other 10 projects will be completed by the end of the current fiscal year. Moreover, two lane Uri-LoC road with a road length of 17.25 km has been completed except for one bridge which will be completed by July 2022. Poonch-Uri road project followed by the DPR preparation, tendering and allotment of work is likely to be completed in next 3-4 months.

CS directed the department to complete the work quick on various packages on Jammu-Akhnoor road by liasoining with the army authorities wherever necessary.

The Chief Secretary showed concern at the delay in the construction of transit accommodation for migrants and directed that the same for timely completion.

Also CS reviewed the PMDP projects of PDD, I&FC and Home departments amongst others and ordered for timely completion of work.