Govt for speedy completion of bypass drainage
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 17: The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development department, Nasir Sogami on Monday inspected ongoing construction of the 25-km-long Rawalpora-Tengpora drainage network asking the project executing agencies to gear up the work, an official handout said.
“Taking an on-the-spot assessment, the Minister directed the executing agency to expedite the pace of pace of work so that the prestigious project is completed within stipulated timeframe,” the handout said.
Sogami asked the concerned authorities to maintain close liaison so that people do not face any inconvenience.
The Minister was informed that out of 25-km length, 11 km length has so far been completed and work on remaining portion is currently in progress.
Referring to the traffic rush on the Byepass, the Minister assured the concerned authorities that he would take up the matter with IGP, Traffic so that an “effective traffic management is put to place at the earliest”.
He also stressed on the executing agency to work on this portion round-the-clock so that diversion of traffic is avoided as it would create problem for the commuters.
The Minister instructed ERA authorities to upgrade all those roads damaged due to construction of drainage system in the areas.
“The Minister also gave directions to UEED to install dewatering pump sets in all low lying areas.”
Later, the Minister inspected various ongoing projects of Jawahar Nagar.
“He was accompanied by Commissioner, Planning & Development, BB Vyas, who also holds additional charge of CEO ERA, Director, ERA, OP Dubey, Executive Engineer, City Water Works, besides other senior officers,” the handout added.
*Dewatering pumps for low lying areas
*IGP traffic to devise effective traffic regulation
*Better coordination between project executing agencies
*Immediate repairs of damaged roads
*Speedy completion of work
Lastupdate on : Mon, 17 May 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 17 May 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 IST
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