JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Tourism, Technical Education, PriyaSethi on Wednesday directed for fast tracking completion of infrastructure development works taken up in the five constituent colleges of Cluster University Jammu.
She was speaking at a meeting convened to review the pace of progress on the developmental works being executed in these colleges to upgrade infrastructure under the Cluster University initiative.
It was informed that the work on all projects is going on at steady pace and these would be soon thrown open for the students of the constituent colleges -MAM College, GGM Science College, Government College for Education, SPMR College of Commerce and Government Women College Gandhi Nagar as its constituents.
It was informed in the meeting that mechanical system is in place and remaining work is underway on the swimming pool being developed at MAM College. “To cater the water requirements of the pool, a tube well has been proposed which needs some observation and revised expenditure,” the meeting was told.
It was informed that the construction of auditorium at MAM College is also going on and the work on the main structure is at final stage of completion.
Expressing displeasure over delay in completion of swimming pool, Sethidirected the executing agency to speed up the pending work to avoid further delay. She said the funds for creating water source will be released soon after submission of ‘Observation Report.’ She also directed for close coordination to finish the work on the auditorium and set September 2018 deadline for its completion.
Meanwhile, it was further informed that up-gradation, electrification, renovation and other related development works need to be done at all colleges to avoid inconvenience to students. In this regard, Sethi asked the concerned to make DPRs for the same at an earliest.
The meeting was attended by VC Cluster University Jammu AnjuBhasin, Principal Secretary Higher Education, Dr AsgarSamoon, MD JKPCC, Chief Engineer R&B, Executive Engineer R&B, PHE, Sports council, JD Planning Principals of the constituent colleges and other officers of Higher Education department.