Over 2,500 bunkers constructed along LoC, IB in Jammu this year so far: officials

Over 2,500 bunkers constructed along LoC, IB in Jammu this year so far: officials

Over 2,500 bunkers have been constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu region this year so far, official said Saturday.

Jammu Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma held a meeting with deputycommissioners of border districts to review progress of the construction ofbunkers along the IB in Jammu division.

Over 10,000 bunkers are to be constructed in the border districts ofJammu, Kathua, Samba, Rajouri and Poonch of the region, officials said.

As many as 2,514 bunkers have been constructed in these districts thisyear so far, they said.

The work is being executed by the Public Works Department (PWD) and theRural Development Department (RDD), they said.

The divisional commissioner directed the executing agencies to set weeklytargets and expedite the pace of work for timely completion of the project.

He also directed the DCs for effective monitoring of construction ofbunkers and directed them to initiate strict action against poor performingengineers.

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