DDC reviews progress of dev projects

BANDIPORA, SEP 13: The District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Sajjad Hussain Ganai today convened a meeting of sectoral and district level officers here to review the status of ongoing core development projects in the district.
During the meeting, the DDC sought project-wise details from the concerned executive agencies.
It was said that as many as 30 developmental projects worth Rs. 142 cr are nearing completion in the district, which are expected to be commissioned during the current fiscal.
The projects include 100-bed district hospital, 50MVA power grid station, health centers, college buildings, bridges and road projects.
The DDC refixed the time line for completion of various projects including bridges at Athwatoo and Paribal, Dak Bungalows at Bandipora, Sumbal and Dawar.
The meeting was informed that three new projects are being taken up this year which includes residential quarters at Bandipora.
Reviewing the electrification programme, it was given out that two unelectrified villages, Simthan upper and Simthan lower have been electrified while as work is apace to electrify Chandaji and Kudara villages.
Under Education sector, it was informed that 29 school buildings are being constructed at a cost of R8.98 crore under RMSA and District Sector. Prioritization of NABARD projects, status of works under local area development plan of Kishan Ganga Hydro Electric power project (KGHP) were also reviewed in the meeting.
The DDC exhorted upon the officers and executing agencies to speed up the pace of work and strictly adhere to new timelines so that their benefits percolate to the grass root level.