City gets Rs15 Cr for streetlights
Gul tours Shaher-e-Khaas, inspects development works
Srinagar, Aug 13: Mubarak Gul, Advisor to Chief Minister Saturday said Rs 1.5 crore have been earmarked for City streetlights.
“Gul said an amount of Rs 1.50 crore have been earmarked for installation of streetlights in the Srinagar City. He directed the authorities of Srinagar Municipal Corporation to take up the project for installation of street lights immediately,” an official handout said.
Gul also conducted an extensive tour of some areas of Shahar-e-Khaas to inspect ongoing developmental works.
The Advisor directed the Chief Engineer R&B to remove those houses immediately which are hampering the widening of road passing through Urdu Bazar, Fatehkadal, Safakakadal and Nawakadal for which compensation of Rs 10 crore have already been paid to the house owners whose houses are required to be removed.
He inspected the under construction work of footpath near Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Nawakadal, and directed the concerned authorities to complete it within 15 days.
While inspecting the Mehboob-ul-Aalam Community Hall and Reading Room at Mohallah Gasiyaar, the Advisor directed Chief Planning Officer, Srinagar, to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for up-gradation of this Community Hall so that large number of population can use this during marriage ceremonies and religious functions.
The Advisor also inaugurated sanitation unit at Eidgah Park which was constructed in a record period by Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) at an estimated cost of Rs 17.02 lakh.
Earleir, the Advisor convened a meeting of senior officers to take stock of facilities being provided to the people of the Valley in the holy month of Ramadhan. He stressed upon the officers of Power Development Department to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the people during the holy month especially during evening and morning time. He asked the authorities of Consumers Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) to ensure adequate quantity of essentials including LPG and K. Oil in the market.
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