Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar, today chaired 28th Executive Committee meeting of Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society to take important decisions for improvement of overall functioning of the society.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Avny Lavasa; CEO Jammu Smart City Limited, Rahul Yadav; Director Tourism Vivekanand Rai; Director Archives, Pardeep Kumar; Executive Director Mubarak Mandi Heritage Society, Deepika Sharma; Deputy Director Planning, Munish Dutta; besides senior officers of PWD, Culture, Cable Car corporation, Floriculture, JPDCL and other concerned.
The Executive Director MMJHS gave a detailed PowerPoint presentation on the project and listed the agenda points for discussion and proposed different decisions for approval of the Committee.
The Div Com called for expending the process for early floating of tenders for the remaining works.
The Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, who is also the Chairman for Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society’s Executive Committee, accorded approval to Hosting of regular Cultural Programmes in Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex (central courtyard) for promotion of the Dogra Heritage site and to attract tourists, Maintenance of Parks and Terraces of the Royal Complex, resolving funding issues with IDFC, meeting requirement of skilled staff/ Engineers for better execution of works, Engagement of Expert Agency, Installation of Vertical Lift between the Cable Car Project (Peerkho) and Mubarak Mandi Complex etc.
The Div Com also reviewed in detail the progress of works on important buildings executed in the Heritage complex.
It was informed that 5 projects have been executed in the complex and a Single bid of the Central Courtyard Project has been submitted to the Chief Engineer office for approval. It was informed that work on Renovation and Adaptive Reuse of Old Library into a Cafeteria being executed by Jammu Smart City Limited is in progress, besides Illumination of erstwhile Army Headquarter / Foreign Office (Old High Court Building) has been completed, while the illumination work on Royal Court (Gadvai Khana & Badi Deodi) Phase-I and Gole Ghar is almost complete.