Rakhi-Arth to be created as separate Municipal Committee: Div Com

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Saturday said Rakhi Arth Bemina would be created as separate Municipal Committee for its fast track development.

Pole said this while chairing a meeting of officers to review pace and progress of development works presently under execution. He directed the officers to initiate work process on creating the Rakhi-Arth housing colony as Municipal Committee for better representation of locals and their aspiration to the concerned authorities.

Stressing on timely development of plots for rehabilitation of Dal dwellers at Rakhi-Arth, the Divisional Commissioner directed the officers to complete the revised DPR under Phase-I and Phase-II in a week’s time to ensure work execution and completion on all projects within the stipulated time frame.

He instructed the concerned to ensure completion of demarcation process of the housing colony by August 28. Expressing his dismay over the illegal sale or subletting of plots to outsiders, the Divisional Commissioner asked concerned to strictly stop the trend and ensure no such transfers are done by the original owners.

Emphasizing on the regular water supply to the households, the Divisional Commissioner instructed to complete remaining work on the tube wells to ensure potable water supply to the residents.

He stressed on maintaining proper sanitation and cleanliness in the colony and directed the concerned to deploy 10 additional sweepers and install extra dustbins for disposal of solid waste material. He also instructed to ensure timely completion of work on drainage connectivity and asked concerned to ensure proper sewerage water management and development of roads.

The PDD authorities were directed to ensure scheduled power supply to the colony and disconnection of Khumani Chowk feeder from the Rakhi-Arth transmission within two months’ time.