Div Com reviews development scenario in Budgam

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Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today took a comprehensive review of various developmental projects being executed under core sectors in Budgam District at a high level meeting of officers of district administration and engineers from various engineering wings at New Conference Hall Budgam.
At the outset, Deputy Commissioner, Budgam , Mir Altaf Ahmad gave brief account of developmental activities being carried out in the District. He said informed that against an approved allocation of Rs 168.69 crore under District Plan for the year 2016-2017, an amount of Rs 24.42 crore has been made available against which an amount of Rs 17.78 crore stands expended up to August, 2016.
The meeting was informed that under R&B Sector, 33.8 kms roads have been macadamized against the target of 120.75 Kms.The meeting was informed that out of the total 18 bridges taken up under state sector for 2016-17 against an estimated cost of Rs 35.28 crore, work on 7 bridges have been completed, while as work on 11 bridges is going-on and is expected to be completed by the end of current fiscal. Under PMGSY, as many as 16 projects are under execution, the meeting was informed. The meeting was informed that work on 12 schemes would be completed during the current fiscal, of which 2 have been executed.
Reviewing the latest status of availability of essential commodities in the district, the Divisional Commissioner expressed satisfaction with regard to the availability and distribution of ration, LPG, petrol and diesel. He directed the concerned for ensuring adequate stock and distribution of sugar to the consumers in view of Eid. He also directed the banking authorities for ensuring hassle-free banking services to the people for their convenience.

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