‘Make efforts for providing low cost housing to Police personnel’
Srinagar: The 47th meeting of Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Police Housing Corporation Ltd. (JKPHCL) was held today at GOs mess Humama, Budgam. The meeting was chaired by the Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh who is also the chairman of the corporation.
The meeting was attended by Managing Director Police Housing Corporation, A. G. Mir, ADGP Headquarters PHQ M. K. Sinha, IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, Spl. Secy. Department of Law & Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rashid Fayaz, Director Health Service Kashmir Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, AIG Building PHQ Javaid Matoo, SE PHC Mohit Mahajan, Chief Town Planner Jammu Anil Raina, Exen R&B Showkat Geelani Pandit, Development Commissioner Works Sami Arif Yasin, Exen PHC Jammu Salim-ul-Sabah, and Exen PHC Kashmir Ab. Rashid Loan.
In his welcome address the Managing Director of the Housing Corporation A.G. Mir presented a report with regard to the functioning of the Police Housing Corporation. He said that the last board meeting could not be held due to COVID pandemic, however this year it has been held in the first quarter of 2021-22, itself.
He while presenting the agenda for the meeting said that e-tendering process has been made fully functional in the corporation. He presented a status report with regard to the completed and under progress works. He briefed the meeting regarding income, expenditure and the profit earned by the Corporation as also briefed about the rectification of the audit observations and also the fund management. The Managing Director also presented the manpower audit report.
In his address the DGP thanked the Board members for sparing time from their busy schedules for attending the meeting. He complimented the PHC and said that the corporation has made huge efforts in completing works despite many challenges including that of COVID-19. He said that the speed of completion of the work by the corporation has been appreciable and the work culture has been cordial and productive.
During the discussion on various agenda points the DGP impressed upon the corporation to make efforts for providing low cost housing to the Police personnel. He said that while taking up such projects the Housing Policy of the UT should also be kept in mind. He also advised the corporation to keep a good amount of budgetary allocations for procuring of land for housing projects. He also advised the corporation to bid for mega projects and also explore the possibilities for setting up of quality analysis mechanism. He said that 3rd party inspection system may be explored for ensuring that the quality of work is not compromised. He also directed the corporation that it should construct and create commercial assets for a sustainable earning and progress of the corporation.
After threadbare discussion various agenda points were approved at the conclusion of the meeting.
The Managing Director, PHC A. G. Mir assured the DGP and the directors that the corporation will take each and every step to make the corporation more competitive and develop it as a top corporation of the UT.