BHADARWAH: To review the progress of works for upcoming District Jail Complex being constructed by JK Police Housing Corporation (JKPHC), Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Tuesday visited new Bhaderwah in district Doda.
IGP Jammu, S D S Jamwal, DG Youth Service & Sports J&K, Saleem-ur-Rehman and other concerned officers accompanied the advisor.
During the visit, the advisor was apprised about the detail of works being undertaken along with their present status. The new District Jail Complex is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 17 crore, covering an area of 49,000 SFT which can accommodate 200 prisoners, an official release issued here read.
The complex is having separate blocks for officers besides hospital building, building for jail staff, separate buildings for both male/female prisoners and building for establishment of security wing and administrative block, it read.
The concerned officers informed the advisor that the new jail complex would be laced with the latest security gadgets and other necessary arrangements.
While interacting with the officers of the executing agency, the advisor stressed speeding up the works so that the same is positively completed in given time frame. He also asked to maintain the quality of works keeping in mind the importance of the building.
The departments of floriculture, horticulture and social forestry were asked to take up the beautification works inside the premises of the complex by planting trees thereby creating healthy environment in and around the complex, it added.