Deputy Commissioner (DC), Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan today chaired a meeting of officers, representatives of NHAI and construction agencies working on a prestigious four laning project of NH-44 to resolve land acquisition and other confronting issues besides reviewing the progress on widening work.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Haseebur Rehman; Additional Deputy Commissioner, HarbansLal; Project Director (PD) NHAI, Parshotam Kumar; ACR, Dhirendra Sharma; SDM, Banihal, Zaheer Abbas Bhat; XENs, DFOs, Tehsildar besides the officers of concerned departments attended the meeting.
The DC reviewed section wise progress on the four-laning work including Nashri-Ramban and Ramban-Banihal sections besides reviewing location wise status of land acquisition cases and removal of structures from acquired land.
The DDC informed that more than 95% land acquisition cases have been completed, while only new acquisition cases submitted by the intending agencies are in process. He directed the construction agencies to submit the completion dates of ongoing construction works of bridges and other such projects.
He directed the XEN, TLMDL to ensure shifting of identified towers to safer places to avoid impediment of road construction work. The DC also directed the concerned authorities to make funds available for the same. He asked the PD and ADC to conduct PNC for the amicable settlement of land acquisition cases so that agencies can execute the work speedily.