Construction work of building for GDC Kilotran to be fast tracked: Abdul Haq

Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq, while replying on behalf of Education Minister to Calling Attention Notice of Naresh Kumar Gupta informed the House that Government Degree College (GDC) Kilotran in Doda has been sanctioned by the state cabinet under Phase II of the Prime Ministers Reconstruction Plan (PMRP-II).The Minister informed that the college was made functional at Kilotran (Doda) from the year 2008 in make shift accommodation by introduction of Arts streams and 34 posts of various categories both teaching and Non-teaching including 18 posts of Assistant Professor were created for the college.
Haq informed that the proprietary land measuring 79 Kanals and 7 marlas at Changa, Bhalessa (Doda) was acquired and possession was handed over to the Higher Education Department for establishment of the college and an amount of Rs 90.75 lakh as land compensation was released in favour of Deputy Commissioner Doda for disbursement among the concerned land owners.The Minister informed that administrative approval for construction of college building could not be accorded earlier due to the stay order from the Hon’ble High Court, which was finally disposed off by the court on 03.04.2012.
Abdul Haq said that the committee visited the site on 27.04.2015 and submitted its report wherein it was informed that the land acquired at village Changa (Khilotran) for establishment of the college consists of two portions.
The Minister said that the I&FC department issued NOC for construction of the building on identified land subject to the Plinth level of the proposed building be kept minimum 1.5 meter above PWD road adjacent to the site of the building as the water from the catchment area can accumulate at site being the low lying area.

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