Commissioner Secretary R&B Khursheed Ahmad Shah along with DDC Kupwara Khalid Jahangir today conducted an extensive tour of district Kupwara during which he inspected various developmental projects including roads, degree colleges, hospitals, and other works.
Chief Engineer R&B, Chief Engineer PMGSY, Executive Engineers of R&B and JKPCC and other concerned accompanied the Commissioner Secretary.
Commissioner Secretary inspected the new Women’s College at Salkoot Kupwara coming up at an estimated cost of Rs 10.53 Cr. He directed the concerned agency to speed up the pace on remaining work and ensure completion of the College within the stipulated timeline. He also issued directions for the construction of a boundary wall of the college immediately.
While inspecting Khumriyal Bridge, the commissioner Secretary impressed upon the engineers to expedite ongoing work on the bridge and ensure completion of the bridge by November this year. The Commissioner Secretary asked the DDC to make frequent inspections of the project to ensure its completion at the earliest.
The Commissioner Secretary also inspected Shumriyal bridge and directed the concerned to widen the passing plate of the road across the bride, so that heavy vehicles can also ply easily. He stressed for timely completion of the bridge to facilitate the smooth flow of vehicles and commuters.
The Commissioner Secretary visited Government Degree College Sogam and inspected various blocks/sections including Science Laboratory, Geology Lab/Chemistry Lab and Library. He also interacted with the concerned Principal and other staff members.
During the inspection, he enjoined upon the concerned engineers to give a finishing touch to pending works in various sections of the college. He also directed for construction of ramps and ensure construction of toilets in the college.
The Commissioner Secretary also inspected SDH Sogam and Gungbug-Anderbug Chandigam road constructed under PMGSY and reviewed the overall progress. He directed the concerned agencies to complete the remaining works at an earliest.
Later, Khursheed Ahmad Shah chaired a meeting of officers in the Meeting Hall of DC Office Complex wherein strict instruction towards meeting deadlines were issued. He impressed upon concerned executing agencies to ensure coordination for expeditious and timely outcomes.
Among others, the meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning Kupwara, Imtiyaz Ahmad and concerned district and sectoral officers.