Advisor Farooq Khan visits KK Hakku Stadium, reviews pace of work

JAMMU, AUGUST: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Ahmed Khan today visited at KK Hakku Stadium Jammu to review the ongoing construction works of the hockey stadium allotted under PMDP with a cost of Rs 5.5 crore.

While inspecting the ongoing works, Advisor Khan directed the Engineers of the Sports Council to complete the project within the given timeline so that the facility is inaugurated at the earliest and put to use.

He further asked the officials of the council to complete the remaining components and deficiencies noticed were asked to be met so that stadium is equipped with modern facilities, landscaping to beautify the stadiums, installation of modern electronic and electrical systems as per FIH norms to organise the day & night matches when required and the covering of sitting tiers, decorative flags and Modern electronic Scoreboards for facilitating the viewers of the match.

The engineering wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council was also directed to draft and design first of its kind DPR for the water harvesting system in all the stadia of J&K to save the water for reuse.

Exn Sports Council Jammu, Davinder Singh, Divisional Sports Officer Jammu, Ashok Singh, AEE, Imran Khan and Junior Engineer, Vinod Gupta provided a warm and standing ovation to the visiting dignitaries and all expressed their gratitude for providing the wisdom laden guidelines to ameliorate the standard of the game and status of the ground/stadium.