SRINAGAR: Minister for Rural Development, Law and Justice Abdul Haq took stock of the ongoing works of the District Court Complex Mominabaad Batmalloo Srinagar here today.
During the inspection the Minister was apprised that 92% of works have been completed and the project will be complete by June this year. He was also informed that an amount of Rs 99.50 crore (82.72%) have been released so far in the phase one out of the estimated cost of Rs 120.28 crore.
Haq inspected the ongoing construction work of Lawyers chamber and northern Court block and was informed that in first phase 31 Court rooms, 2 Lok Adalats chambers, Library-cum-reading room, Conference Hall,, Additional Services block, Services Building, Electric Sub Station, Canteen, Judicial Lock Up, Petition Writer’s block and mediation centre will be completed.
He was informed that there is target of constructing 310 lawyers chambers in two phases at an estimated cost of Rs 1547.25 lakh.
Abdul Haq asked the officers to ensure that facilities including central heating system, Fire Fighting System, Public Address System, Voice Communication, CCTV Surveillance and Data Communication are provided in the Court complex.
He directed the officers to ensure that the project is completed in time so that people do not face any problem.
Haq also directed the concerned officers to take requisite steps for upgradation of District court complex Anantnag.
He directed for merging the old SP office complex Anantnag with the existing court building to improve functioning of the court.
Minister also directed the concerned agencies to complete the construction of Video-Conference room within ten days.
During his visit lawyers interacted with the Minister and apprised him with their problems and demands to which the minister assured that their genuine demands will be look into on priority.