Mini Secretariat, MCH hospital, new bus stand projects in offing in Sopore

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SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday reviewed various ongoing developmental works in Sopore and directed officials to work out modalities for Mini secretariat, Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Hospital, New bus stand and vendor zones there.
The Div Com reviewed the project during a meeting that was also attended by DDC Baramulla via video conferencing and officials representing various departments were present at the meeting. Senior citizens and representatives of civil society Sopore were also present in the meeting.
The Div Com was informed that for establishing of a mini secretariat a chunk of land has been identified and a DPR of Rs 13.95 crores has been prepared. He directed the DDC to submit the DPR along with all other documents to Div Com office so that the same can be speedily approved. He said that the construction of mini secretariat will go a long way in delivering government services to the public in an efficient manner.
Regarding establishing of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Hospital, the Div Com directed the health officials to send the report for establishing of same so that it will be approved at the earliest. The Div Com also directed the officials to inspect on ground and survey three already identified locations for the creation of vending zones. He said that once the report gives a green signal for best possible location, all vendors will be shifted to that location and Sopore town will be decongested.
The Div Com also directed the DDC Baramulla to send the DPR for the creation of new Bus Adda in the town that can accommodate all the passenger buses. He said that together with new road projects the town will soon have smooth transport services and bereft of frequent traffic jams.
The Div Com also directed the DDC to identify the locations for the creation of garbage dumping site in the town.