Inspects pace of work on KZP, Syed Mirakshah road projects.
JAMMU: Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice, Panchayats and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Ali Mohammad Sagar today distributed cheques among the fire victims of Daribal-Naidkadal.
The Minister while interacting with the fire sufferers said that the necessary instructions have already been passed to the concerned authorities to provide all possible help and assess the quantum of damage so that more assistance can be provided to them.
The Minister later undertook an extensive tour of the Srinagar city and took stock of the development works undertaken by the government. District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Mr. Baseer Ahmad Khan, Chief Engineer, R&B, Mr. Mushtaq Lone, MD, JKPCC and other senior officers accompanied.
While inspecting the pace of work on the Dalgate bridge being constructed with an estimated cost of Rs. 13.50 crore, directed the concerned officers of JKPCC to speed up the pace of work on this project as it would go a long way in easing the traffic congestion at this vital point.
The Minister was told by MD JKPCC that the bridge would be completed by July this year.
Mr. Sagar also inspected the pace of work on Khanyar-Zakoora-Pandach (KZP) and Syed Mirakshah road projects. The Minister was told that an amount of Rs. 29 crore has been utilized till date on these projects which are one of the most prestigious road projects being taken by the government for providing better road connectivity and ensuring decongestion of the traffic in the old city and adjoining areas.
While interacting with the people of different localities, said that the government has launched several projects for the sustained development of the Srinagar and they should also exhibit a participatory role in accelerating the developmental agenda meant for the proper and perspective planning of this historic city. He also said that they should also not pay heed to the false propaganda being spread by certain disgruntled elements. (KMW News)