Taj reviews status of Kokernag schemes
Srinagar, June 26: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Taj Mohi ud Din Tuesday reviewed the status of hydraulic schemes in Breng (Kokernag) constituency in south Kashmir.
An official spokesman said Taj took a serious note of the issues raised by the Minister for Public Enterprises and asked the Chief Engineer, PHE, Kashmir to take a detailed visit of the area. He asked him to explore the possibility of a regional water supply for the area and prepare project report for the same at the earliest.
Taj directed the concerned engineers to take up construction of filtration plants in the constituency as per Departmental policy and come up with proposals in this regard.
Regarding construction of reserviour at Kokernag, the Minister for Public Enterprises was requested to explore the possibility of providing land for the purpose.
Taj asked the Irrigation & Flood Control Department for augmenting the Brengi canal and asked them to prepare a detailed report. He also directed the Department to prepare project reports for irrigating orchards and karewas in the area.
The Minister directed the Department to undertake repairing of civil works of Zamindari khuls, wherever necessary and also to dovetail them with NREGA works.
Chief Engineer, PHE, Kashmir, G R. Zargar, Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control, AM Lankar and several senior engineers were present in the meeting.
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