KATHUA: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh Saturday reviewed progress of mega development projects taken up in Billawar here at a high level meeting.
Threadbare discussions were held to pace the work to meet the set targets in stipulated time frame. The Deputy Chief Minister, while taking stock of the status of several development projects in the region, had a detailed review of progress on Juthana Bridge and Indoor Stadium besides several other ambitious projects.
The DyCM asked the concerned departments to fast pace the work and evolve close coordination to remove bottlenecks, if any, immediately and report to the concerned authorities.
XEN, PHE Mech. Div., Billawar apprised the meeting that sanctioned works involving Rs. 48.43 Lakh have been executed by the Department.
Taking review of PHE sector, the Dy CM directed the concerned authorities to replace the worn out machinery at Bhaddu and sanctioned Rs 11 Lakh for this purpose. He further sanctioned Rs 5 Lakh for strengthening PHE infra at Ramkote. He further directed to complete the work of 5 new Tube Wells at the earliest to overcome the problem of shortage in water stressed areas.
He further directed PWD(R&B) to lay emphasis on road expansion and completion of the pending roads.