Omar reviews Ganderbal development projects through video conferencing
CU land compensation to be discussed in next cabinet meet
Jammu, Nov 22: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday said that the land compensation and livelihood generating issues for the families affected by the establishment of Central University in Ganderbal district would be discussed by the Cabinet in its next meeting for clearance.
Taking stock of the progress of work on the establishment of Central University and receiving first hand appraisal of the status of various other projects in the district through a video conference with the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and district administration Ganderbal, the Chief Minister fixed the dead line of December end 2011 for completion of Shadipora Bridge. He approved Rs. 1 crore for its completion.
Reviewing the progress of work on construction of Physical Education complex at Gadoora at an estimated cost of Rs. 30.39 crores, the Chief Minister approved release of Rs. 5 crores for accelerating the pace of work. He also approved Rs. 1.50 crore for the construction Polytechnic and Rs. 3.75 crore for 200-bedded hospital.
Omar directed the Health and Planning departments to work out a substantial funding pattern for the completion of hospital within the stipulated timeframe by at least arranging Rs. 10 crores annually for the hospital from next financial year. The Commissioner Secretary Health informed the Chief Minister that funds to the tune of Rs. 2.50 crore would be placed at the disposal of executing agency for the hospital construction works within a weekís time.
The Chief Minister got appraisal of the construction of mini maternity centre at Wayil and approved the release of Rs. 61 lakh for its completion during the current year.
The District Development Commissioner Ganderbal Showkat Ahmad Mir highlighted the issue of 4-lanning of National Highway from Zakura to Wayil and requesting the Chief Minister for taking up the issue with the Defence Minister.
Later, Omar discussed the matters relating to the rehabilitation of affected traders by Indira Gandhi Road improvement programme in a separate meeting of the concerned departments. He directed for fast tracking the process of rehabilitation and settlement of matters amicably in a time bound manner.
Minister for Revenue, Raman Bhalla, Minister of State for Housing, Nasir Aslam Wani, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Principal Secretary R&B, K. B. Agarwal, Commissioner Secretary Husing, Suresh Kumar and Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Isfhandyar Khan were present in the meeting.
Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Principal Secretary R&B, K. B. Agarwal, Commissioner Secretary General Administration Department, Mohammad Syed, Commissioner Secretary Health, G. A. Peer, Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Isfhanyar Khan and Managing Director, JKPCC, Madan Gupta were present during the video conferencing.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Nov 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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