Div Com reviews developmental scenario of Gurez

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SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Friday chaired a meeting to review the status of various development projects and other issues related to the Gurez Valley.
Threadbare discussions were held regarding the status of healthcare facilities, enhancement electricity supply to Gurez valley and adjacent areas, progress on road connectivity, education facility, teaching staff, creation of tourism development authority for Gurez, fire and emergency services, development of helipads, mobile connectivity, hot mix plant, construction of Bandipora-Gurez tunnel, construction of community bunkers and shifting of landslide-prone villages to the safer places.
To address road connectivity issues especially related to Gurez-Tulail road and Bandipora-Dawar-Chackwali road, Divisional Commissioner directed BEACON authorities to expedite the work on double shift basis.
On the electricity front, Chief Engineer, PDD informed that steps have already been initiated to enhance the electricity supply hours to Gurez Valley.