Development works should leave tangible impact on ground: Dy CM

Newspoint Bureau

Udhampur, November 22


Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said the development works being carried out by the government agencies should leave a tangible impact on the ground.

Chairing a meeting convened here to review the progress of works in Urban Development sector, the Deputy Chief Minister asked the Municipal Committees of Udhampur, Chenani and Ramnagar to put in concerted efforts in creating durable assets for the people of their respective areas.

MLA Udhampur, Pawan Kumar Gupta, MLA Chenani, Dina Nath Bhagat, MLA Ramnagar, R S Pathania, Administrative Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Neeraj Kumar and Director Urban Local Bodies Jammu, Soujanya Sharma attended the meeting.

The Deputy Chief Minister reviewed the ‘Devika Rejuvenation Project’ and was informed that the project involves the development of Devaksthan and establishment of three Sewerage Treatment Plants (STPs) in the area. A sewerage network would also be developed under this project.  Dr Singh also reviewed the status of Solid Waste Management projects, availability of street lights, community toilet complex, status of building permission cases and other development works being carried out by the Municipal Committees in district Udhampur.

Deputy Commissioner Udhampur apprised the Deputy Chief Minister about the achievements registered by all the three MCs of the district. It was given out that 98.5 kanals of land at Tikri, West Mand has been identified for establishing a Solid Waste Management Project in the Udhampur Municipal Council. It was further informed that under IHHL, 512 beneficiaries have been identified while 141 persons have been identified under ‘Housing for All’ in the first phase.

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