Bukhari for timely completion of WB-funded flood mgnt project

Minister for Revenue Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari today called for timely completion of World Bank-funded flood restoration and management projects in the State.

Minister for Revenue Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari today called for timely completion of World Bank-funded flood restoration and management projects in the State.

The Minister called for expediting preparation of DPRs for flood recovery and management projects for Jhelum and Tawi to be executed under World Bank funding.

The Minister was addressing officers during a review meeting convened here to discuss the measures being undertaken for the effective and speedy implementation of Rs 1500 crore World Bank funded Flood Recovery and Management projects for Jhelum and Tawi rivers.

He directed the officers to ensure that DPRs meant to be submitted to the World Bank be prepared within the shortest possible time and in consonance with the parameters laid down in the WB guidelines. 

Bukhari also directed for taking the necessary measures for making the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) fully functional and also ensuring proper staffing for the same.

He also said that the state executives, divisional and district executives of the authorities should be put in place within the shortest possible time preferably within one week. 

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