Govt mulls ‘crash program’ for dying Dal
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Srinagar, Oct 12: The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Nasir Sogami on Tuesday said a Crash Program has been evolved for the conservation of the dying Dal lake.
An official handout said the decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Sogami.
“Its was attended by Vice Chairman Srinagar Development Authority Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Director Local Bodies Kashmir, Khwaja Farooq Renzoo, Municipal Commissioner Srinagar Shiekh Mushtaq and Secretary LAWADA Mir Hussian to review the immediate steps required to be taken for expeditious development of Srinagar City and other major towns of the valley,” the handout said.
The meeting reviewed in detail the present condition of Dal Lake and “crash programme was chalked out for the protection of Dal as its maintenance has badly suffered during last 3 months.”
Sogami “emphasized to the Committee Members that they should play its key role in expediting all developmental works in the City and as well as in the towns so that funds earmarked for the development would be properly utilized.”
He also laid emphasized for “gearing up the maintenance work of world famous Dal Lake which has adversely suffered due to recent unrest.”
The Minister advised LAWDA authorities to put all the machinery and workforce to action and advised all members of the committee to properly monitor all developmental activities very keenly.
“During the meeting, the Minister was informed by Commissioner Municipality as well as Director Local Bodies, Kashmir that tender work for starting ambitious scientific sanitation programme in Srinagar and adjoining towns falling within its 50 Kms range from Srinagar have already been floated and proper response have been received by reputed National agencies for which presentation will be made.”
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