‘NABARD works taken up’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 6: Minister for Roads and Buildings, G M Saroori today informed the Legislative Council that the construction work of Balnoi-Ghani road link in district Poonch has been taken up at a cost of Rs.2.91 crores, out of which Rs. 140.59 lakh have been incurred and 60% of the works completed till date.
The Minister was replying to a question by Muhammad Rashid Qureshi in the House.
He said the 6 Kms of road link which has been taken up under PMGSY got delayed by non felling of trees by the Forest Department, delayed acquisition of proprietary land by the Revenue Department and slow execution of works undertaken by the concerned contractor. However, he said that the road will be completed during the current financial year subject to the acquisition and handing over of proprietary land.
Replying to another question by Abdul Gani Vakil, the Minister said that all the NABARD works are taken up in different parts of the State on recommendations of the concerned members during the District Development Board meetings.
The Minister gave details about allocation of funds under NABARD loan provided to different districts of the valley under R&B sector. He also gave district-wise information of about various NABARD schemes which have been submitted for funding in 15th Phase.
Replying to another question by Ravinder Sharma, the Minister said that the projects worth Rs 50 lakh have been executed in Sunderbani Constituency of Rajouri district. He said under 7th Phase of PMGSY, 50 more projects have been approved for execution in the Constituency for which tenders would be issued shortly. He said in addition to this some works are taken up on needs basis to meet the emergency demands of people.
While replying to another question by Muhammad Rafiq Shah, Saroori informed the House that there is no proposal to construct a road link from Dawlat Abad to Nawa connecting Qazigund with district Shopian during the current financial year.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 7 Apr 2010 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM GK BUSINESS
Not involved in back channel talks: Hurriyat (M)
Srinagar, Apr 6: The Hurriyat Conference (M) Tuesday rejected what it called the claims of the Government of India that the amalgam was involved in back-channel talks with them. The Hurriyat (M) also rejected More
- Srinagar City
Srinagar, Apr 6: The Government Medical College(GMC), Srinagar is likely to enhance its intake capacity for MBBS by some 150 seats. The Union Health Minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad who Monday visited the college More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 6: The National Conference (NC) led coalition government has come under severe criticism from the opposition parties for invoking Essential Service Maintenance Act (ESMA) in the state.  More
- South Asia
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Apr 6: Indira Gandhi had never looked more elated than she did on an evening in December 1971 when she conveyed the news of surrender of Pakistani forces in East Pakistan to her colleagues, More
- GK Business
Villagers fear Chirag Beg, doctors rule out apprehensions
Bijbehara, April 6: The livestock in Khiram village in this South Kashmir district have been suffering from anorexia due to the consumption of the organo-phosphoric chemical sprayed grass. Even as the More