Directs construction of individual and community bunkers along LoC

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Srinagar: The (State Administrative Council) SAC took note of the status of the construction of 12165 Individual and 1347 Community Bunkers along the IB/LoC being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 415 Crore.
The SAC further directed the Home Department to take appropriate measures to ensure that Community Type Bunkers, upon completion, are handed over to the District Administration concerned for optimum utilization and adequate maintenance.
The Government of India has accorded sanction to the construction of 1431 community type bunkers and 13,029 individual type bunkers for safety and security of the residents in five border Districts of Jammu division in Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Rajouri and Poonch.
A Divisional Level Committee has been constituted to supervise and review the progress of construction and also furnish physical and financial progress reports on monthly basis.