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Advisor Bhatnagar visits Gurez, reviews developmental scenario

Visits CHC Dawar, Educational institutions, Work sites


Attends Final Event of Mega sports Festival


BANDIPORA, June 11: In order to reach out to the people living in remotest areas and take stock of developmental activities, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar during his second day visit to Gurez today chaired a meeting of District and sectoral officers at Dak Banglow Dawar, Gurez, Bandipora.



Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmed, SDM Gurez and District and Sub Divisional officers of all the departments attended the meeting.


The advisor took stock of provision of services especially availability of essential commodities in the subdivision and status of various developmental projects.


The meeting discussed threadbare various issues pertaining to different departments.


Reviewing R&B sector, the Advisor was informed that construction of span steel bridge over Kishanganga River under languishing sector at Dawar is complete at an approved cost of 122.85 lakhs.



Regarding the construction/upgradation of Saradab Tatroon khutroon road of 2.50 km length under languishing sector, it was given out that Road is at G 2 level and only macdamization work is pending.


Regarding the status of works under NABARD, the Advisor was apprised that 04 projects are ongoing including construction of Achoora Bypaas road at an approved cost of 285.93lakh, construction of Khandiyal - Kissar road at an approved cost of 300.76 lakhs, Construction of Checkwali Abdulin road at an approved cost of 368.40 lakhs and Construction of Badugam Hoke Road at an approved cost of 336.07 lakhs.


It was given out that under NABARD, construction/ upgradation of Bagtore Dangan Dassi Road has been completed at an approved cost of 280.74 lakhs.


Reviewing RDD, The Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmed apprised the chair that Gurez subdivision has completed 3 works out of 8 works under DDC Grants and 03 works under BDC grants have been completed out of 18 approved works.



It was informed that out of 151 works of PRI grants 39 works have been completed in sub division Gurez.


Reviewing Jal Shakti Department, the DC apprised the chair that under JJM Gurez sub division has 27 schemes at an approved cost of 1918.00 lakhs. It was informed that under languishing scheme, Gurez has 17 schemes at an approved cost of 1950.66 lakhs while in District sector, 5 schemes are approved at an approved cost of 262.25 lakhs.


It was further given out that under NABARD Sub division Gurez has three schemes at an approved cost of 762.44 lakhs.


Speaking on the occasion Advisor directed concerned Executive Engineer SSD Gurez and Executing agencies to complete all the taken up works within stipulated time.


During his second day of visit Advisor also attended Final event of Mega Sports Festival organised in connection with Jashn -e- Gurez festival at Helipad Ground Dawar Gurez.



People present on the occasion appreciated the efforts of administration for involving local youth in sports and tourism activities.


Earlier the Advisor visited CHC Dawar Gurez and took stock of facilities being provided to patients. He inspected many sections of CHC and also interacted with patients.


The advisor also visited Hr. Secondary School Dawar to take onspot review of educational and co curricular activities available to the students. He also interacted with students and took feedback on the learning teaching outcomes.


Later the Advisor also inspected various ongoing works including ITI Gurez, Fish pond at wanpora and Mini secretariat Gurez. He directed the concerned executing agencies to speed up the pace of work in order to complete the works early.



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