Div Com visits JU Satellite campus, inspects ongoing work

POONCH, JUL 12: The Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today visited Dingla, where Satellite Campus of Jammu University is being established and inspected construction works on academic, residential blocks and Girls’ hostels besides land development and fencing work. During the visit, he directed for establishing a Sericulture centre in the campus and expeditious completion of work on academic and residential blocks besides fencing and land development works for early start of class-work.
Pertinently, Governor, N N Vohra during his visit to Poonch earlier this week, ordered release of Rs 1.36 cr for completion of phase-I of the Satellite campus besides making it functional at the earliest.
During the visit, the Div Com also discussed Rs 84.54 cr Ring-Road project with the DDC and concerned agencies. He also inspected the proposed alignment of the road from Sher-e-Kashmir bridge to Betaad nallah bridge. He was informed that project has two components i.e., Rs 40.39 cr 3.5 Km road and Rs 44.15 cr bridge over Betaad nallah. The Div Com directed for finalizing the land acquisition papers and compensation cases at the earliest. It was decided that in first phase of project, the road component shall be taken up.
Div Com also held a review of developmental issues facing the district. The DDC was directed to make new Bus-stand fully functional at earliest.
Later, the Div Com visited Fruit Plant Nursery Poonch and took stock of fruits plant material produced there. He directed for installation of solar panels in the nursery. Furthermore, the Chief Horticulture Officer was directed to monitor the production of high-tech greenhouse quality as well as quantity wise for welfare of farming community. Referring to Poonch being high potential area for growth of Peeca nut, necessary directions were given to enhance its production.