SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi impressed upon the concerned officers and agencies to expedite work on state-of-the-art and one of the largest saffron parks in Asia to be completed at an estimated cost of Rupees 37 crore. He was reviewing the progress of finishing work on this project at Dussu Pampore in a meeting.
He directed the concerned officers to complete the different works including infrastructural works, mechanical, electrical, civil works and landscaping of surroundings within the stipulated time, an official handout read. He called upon the concerned officers, engineers and representatives of different executing agencies including representatives of National Horticulture Board to work in close coordination in order to complete the project. He asked the concerned engineers to “make some necessary changes in a particular section of the park that have been suggested by the concerned experts”.
The finishing work on different sections of the park is in full swing and is nearing completion. The park would be handed over to the department and will be thrown open for public in near future, the handout read.
During the visit, director agriculture exhorted upon the officers to “complete the finishing work as per the given deadline’, the handout added.