Mian Altaf tours Kangan, reviews developmental works
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 5: Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Mian Altaf Ahmed conducted an extensive tour of his home constituency, Kangan on Friday and took stock of number of ongoing developmental activities particularly going apace in tourist resort of Sonamarg where construction buildings are coming up for providing various facilities for attracting tourists.
The Minister impressed upon the officers to complete these projects as early as possible so that the tourist activities in this famous tourist resort get a new flip.
Besides, inspecting various ongoing developmental activities, the Minister also had an interaction with the people of far flung areas of Shutkari and Neelgrath. The minister assured them that their problems would be taken up with the concerned higher authorities which include road connectivity, supply of adequate ration and timber, electricity and firewood. However, the Minister on the spot issued directions to the EE, NHPC to sort out the electricity problem of the people of Neelgrath.
Later, the Minister took stock of the construction work of Yatra bhawan coming up at a cost of Rs.328.33 lac and till now RS.175 has been spent on this project. The Yatra bhawan has 200 beds besides restaurants.
In addition, Mian Altaf also inspected under execution International Youth Hostel/Adventure Club, at the cost of Rs.358 lac. The hostel/club has 200 beds, besides two units of men and women with each restaurant. So far Rs 210 lacs have been incurred on the Bhawan. He was informed that these projects would be completed during the current financial year. He also took stock of the progress of the under construction of Tourist Reception Centre at the cost of Rs.277, on which Rs. one crore has been spent so far and would be completed during the next financial year.
Mian Altaf also inspected under construction Interpretation Park in Thajwas Wild Life Sanctuary on which Rs.169.97lac out of Rs 314 lac has been spent on this project so far.
Earlier, the Minister visited the proposed site of the construction of Degree College, Kangan.
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