SDM asks for identification of bunker sites
KUPWARA: Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Karnah, Dr. Bilal Mohi-u-din Bhat today convened a meeting of concerned officers and elected public representatives to review the proposal for construction of individual bunkers in the border areas of Karnah subdivision.
The meeting was informed that the Government envisages a proposal for construction of Individual bunkers in border areas of Kupwara district to the extent of Rs. 20 crore.
It was given out in the meeting that 17 villages located near Actual Line of Control have been prioritised for construction of said bunkers in the Karnah sub division. These villages also include forward Jabdi, Amrooi, Saidpora and Hagitera.
The SDM informed that construction of 300 Individual bunkers at an estimated cost of Rs.5 lakh per bunker is proposed by Sub Divisional Administration.
He directed the concerned DDC and BDC members for identification of construction sites in consultation with PRIs so that the construction work of bunkers is started at an earliest.
Executive Engineer SSD Tangdar, Tehsildar Karnah, BDOs of Tangdar and Teetwal, besides, DDC Karnah and concerned BDC members attended the meeting.