Chief Secretary reviews progress of Katra development projects

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday chaired a meeting here to review the progress of various infrastructural and sanitation projects being undertaken for the development of Katra Town and its adjoining areas.

Administrative Secretaries of the departments of Housing and Urban Development, Forests, Ecology & Environment, Animal Husbandry, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control and Tourism, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Director General, Fire & Emergency Services and other senior officers attended the meeting. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu and Deputy Commissioner, Reasi participated via video conferencing.

Chief Secretary received brief from the concerned Administrative Secretaries in regard to the status of various infrastructural projects including setting up of Solid Waste and Sewage Treatment Plants, augmentation of water supply, modernization of power supply system, improving veterinary facilities, strengthening of Fire Station, ensuring sanitation and cleanliness, implementation of the directions of the National Green Tribunal for the shrine area and development of Tourist related infrastructure.

Chief Secretary stressed upon time bound implementation of all works. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu was directed to visit Katra Town along with the concerned officers to ensure expeditious implementation of the projects in accordance with the timelines fixed for each.

All the concerned departments were asked to concretize their action plans/proposals as per the decisions taken, by 7th of July, 2017, to facilitate a review on the same date.




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