Govt mulls replacing outlived CAPD godowns with multistorey buildings

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday said it is contemplating to establish multistory structures in place of outlived godowns of the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) department.
“The government is contemplating to establish multistory complex with provision of shops, multiplex, etc on departmental land at warehouse in order to make the best use of the available land. This would help in generating revenue, which will be utilised for upgrading and modernisation of CAPD infrastructure,” the Minister for CAPD, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, said.
He ordered demolition of JAKFED fertiliser godowns, which have been rendered useless and are in shabby conditions, situated in the premises of CAPD department’s land in Bikram Ckowk and Chatha in Jammu.
He asked the Deputy Commissioner Jammu to facilitate the process of demolishing the godowns within shortest possible time to have the process for construction of proposed multistory buildings initiated.
Ali also inspected the proposed land for construction of CAPD office complex at Ware House and directed the Director CAPD to complete all the procedures for early construction of the building.