Beautification of Jhelum banks apace in Srinagar: Sham

Jammu: Minister for Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Choudhary Saturday informed the house that the beatification works from Kanna-Kadal to Zaldagar , Shah Mohalla and from Tankipora to Fateh Kadal on both sides of River Jhelum was in progress.
Replying to a question of Shamima Firdous, the Minister said that works have been approved under Priority Works of flood management on River Jhelum Phase-I.
“Channelization/removal of garbage and construction of toe wall are in progress, while beautification by way of turfing / pitching of slopes and development of parks shall be taken after completion of toe walls,” he said.
Regarding beautification of River Jhelum from Tankipora to Fateh Kadal, he informed the house that construction of toe walls/embankments was in progress and some of these have been completed.

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