Jammu gets `78 cr annual plan
Work on major projects in winter capital to start soon: Omar
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, July 20: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today said that the work on major projects, including Mubarak Mandi- Bahufort Cable Car, proposed flyovers and ambitious Artificial Lake on River Tawi would be started soon.
The CM was addressing Jammu District Development Board Meeting, where he approved annual plan for 2010-2011 to the tune of `78 crore. The plan outlay includes `52.45 crore as the Capital component and `25.51 crore as the Revenue component.
Responding to the points raised by the board members, Omar informed that the Government has already released `5 cr equity for the ambitious cable car project proposed to be taken up on Public Private partnership (PPP) Mode.
About the development of Tawi Barage, he said that the Central Government has sanctioned `25 crore for the purpose and `7 crore have already been released. He said a whopping sum of `50 crore have been secured under 13th Finance Commission for the development of Mubarak Mandi Royal Palace as Heritage complex.
Referring to the proposals for constructing flyovers at various places across Jammu city, The Chief Minister said that the Projects have already been submitted for funding by the ADB. He also said that consultants for construction of the multi-storied parking at existing bus stand have been engaged and the project would be taken up under PPP mode.
Listing other projects, Omar said that a Golf course at Sidhra-being developed at a cost of `110 cr is going to become a major attraction for high end tourists adding that the work for the second phase was in full swing. He also referred to the proposed cricket stadium at Bajalta and said that it would be ready for hosting tournaments by next two years.
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