SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Wednesday convened a meeting to review the progress of comprehensive sewerage scheme of Greater Srinagar under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, General Manager M/S NBCC Ltd. (National Building Construction Corporation Limited), Commissioner SMC, Chief Engineers of I&FC, PHE & J&K UEED, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officials were present in the meeting.
The Div Com was informed that the sewerage project for Srinagar city has been sanctioned for Rs 132.92 crore against which Rs 94.55 crore have been expended till March 2017.
The meeting was informed that in 60 MLD capacity STP (Civil, Mechanical & Electrical works), around 69.50 percent has been achieved upto ending March 2017. Besides a total of 37604 meters is the target of Trunk Sewer lines and 35061 meters has been achieved upto ending March 2017.
Further, in Laterals Sewer lines 98784 meters has been achieved upto March 2017 out of total of 102100 meter target. Also in House connections, 3850 meters has been achieved till March 2017.
The project envisages construction of STPs, Trunk and lateral Sewer lines besides providing connections to households to convert insanitary toilets to sanitary toilets. To expedite the completion of the various key components under the project, the Div Com directed the executing agency to work out the timelines for completion of each component, so that the project can be completed and commissioned within the fixed timeframe. He directed the concerned to remove bottlenecks, if any, so that work can be speeded up. He directed the officers to map down all components for shifting of utilities, acquisition and other important works.
Khan asked the concerned officers to conduct joint survey of the prestigious project and work in close coordination so that the work can be completed soon.
The Div Com appointed Chief Engineer I&FC as Chief Supervisor of the project who will update the progress of the project every month to the Divisional Commissioner office for its proper monitoring and to ensure