Div Com reviews progress of WB funded projects

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division to issue all required certificates and NOC’s for every World Bank funded projects by December 02, so that the work on them is expedited.

The Div Com was speaking at a meeting held to discuss the progress on these projects under various sectors. The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project, DSEK, Chief Engineer R&B, DDC Srinagar and other officers. DDC’s of Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Pulwama, Budgam, Baramulla and Bandipora participated via video conferencing.

The Divisional Commissioner was informed that under education sector 53 schools are being built under the programme. The Div Comm asked for the progress on every school from all DDC’s and directed them to give the revenue details and non-incumbrance certificate to concerned officials of R&B by next week. He said that if there is any big issue with some school, the DSEK and respective DDC should immediately choose some other school for development.

The Div Comm also reviewed the progress on various more than a dozen roads and bridges being constructed or upgraded under the programme in different districts. He was informed of some issues encountering road projects in Anantnag to which he directed the DDC to prepare a sectionalise report for the road length and wherever acquisition is required government will help. He directed every DDC to issue necessary clearance certificates by December 02.

The Div Com said that more than 200 WB funded projects are underway in Kashmir and these projects once completed will change greatly help in education, communication and providing of basic amenities. He called on the officials to expedite the process for completion of these projects so that people are benefited at the earliest.


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