Tours Khonmoh Block; inspects PHC to oversee availability of healthcare facilities
SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat Tuesday undertook a visit to Zewan area of District to oversee the progress of ongoing works being executed on construction of Migrant Transit Accommodation for PM Package employees.
During the visit, the DC was accompanied by Chief Planning Officer, Executive Engineer R&B, Executive Engineer PDD, Executive Engineer PHE, Tehsildar Panthachowk, Nodal Officer and other concerned.
The Deputy Commissioner took a round of the various under construction Blocks of the Migrant Transit Accommodations. He was apprised that the work on the project for construction of 39 blocks comprising of 936 flats is going on in full swing and as on date an amount of Rs 67 crore has been expended against the allotted cost of Rs 112.34 crore.
While reviewing the present status of the project, the DC was informed that over 70 percent target under the project has been achieved with completion of civil works on 26 blocks comprising 624 flats.
The DC was further informed that 10 Blocks of Migrant Transit Accommodation for PM Package employees shall be completed by March 2024.
With regard to providing drinking water facilities at the Transit Camp, the DC was informed that over 60 % works have been completed on the construction of 50,000 Gallons RCC Sump and Operators quarter at a cost of Rs 32.24 lakh. While 85 % works on Construction of 100000 Gallons dome type RCC service reservoir has been completed for which Rs 35.04 lakh have been earmarked.
Similarly, the DC also took first hand appraisal of power supply to the Transit Accommodation and was informed that various works for power supply are at different stages of the completion including Distribution works being executed comprising Erection of 2 No.11kV feeders, DTs for of 39 residential towers, and Illumination/ Streetlights to the periphery.
The DC asked the concerned executing agency to take up the works for community halls, approach road and protection/boundary walls at the venue simultaneously.
On the occasion, the DC asked the concerned executing agency to handover 10 Blocks of the facility by March 2024 as committed by the executing agency and further accelerate the pace of ongoing construction works to ensure timely completion of the whole project.
Meanwhile, the DC Srinagar under took a visit to Khonmoh Block of the District. Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Yaseen Lone, Zonal Medical Officer Batmaloo, Dr Sameena, District Health officer, Dr Asifa and other concerned Officers accompanied the DC during his tour.
During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner inspected Primary Health Centre (PHC) Khonmoh in order to take stock of its functioning and healthcare facilities being provided to the patients.
The DC inspected various units of the Health Centre including General Ward, Drug Store, Registration Counter, Diagnostic Units, X-ray room and other units.
The DC was apprised about the functioning of the Health Centre and the facilities being provided to the visiting patients.
On the occasion, the DC held interaction with the Medical and Paramedical Staff and directed them to ensure better healthcare facilities for the patients. He also asked them to take necessary measures at the facility to maintain cleanliness and hygienic environment in and around the PHC.
The DC also assured the management that all necessary support shall be provided to the PHC so that local people do not face any difficulty for emergency patient care.
During the visit, the DC also met the local people and held a detailed interaction with them.
The people demanded for further strengthening the Health facility. The DC gave a patient hearing to the people and assured that all possible measures will be taken to provide better patient care facilities to local residents.
Earlier, the DC visited proposed site for Development of Playground in the area for local youth.
While interacting with the local people at the site the DC assured them that Administration will take every possible measure to provide better Sports facilities to the youth.
The DC issued on the spot directions for development of the playground to ensure local youth are provided better sports facilities in the area.