Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi impressed upon the concerned officers & agencies to expedite work on state of art and one of the largest saffron park in Asia to be completed at an estimated cost of Rupees 37 crore.
While reviewing the progress of finishing work on this prestigious project at Dussu Pampore, in a meeting, he directed the concerned officers to complete the different works including infrastructural works, mechanical, electrical, civil works & landscaping of surroundings within the stipulated time.
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 park that have been suggested by the concerned experts.
The Director was informed that the finishing work on different sections of the park is in full swing & is nearing its completion. It was said that the park would be handed over the department and will be thrown open for public in near future.
During the visit, Director Agriculture exhorted upon the officers to complete the finishing work as per the given deadline. The meeting was attended by officers of electrical, mechanical and civil agencies, representatives of National Horticulture Board, and other senior officers of the department.