Srinagar, Jun 19: Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today convened a meeting to review the pace of developmental projects and impediment, if any, in Gurez constituency.
Regarding Khandyal–Athwatu road, Gurezi asked the Forest, BEACON and R&B Departments to immediately conduct a survey for fixing up the alignment. He also asked the DFO Bandipora to work on those stretches of Gurez road where there is no forest cover.
To ascertain that the Acchura – Byepass road gets completed within a stipulated period of time, he said that road widening needs to take up at earliest. In this regard, he asked the authorities to submit the detailed project report to the concerned quarters within a month to seek necessary sanction for early start of the construction work of this project.
The Deputy Speaker also discussed various issues related to road connectivity in Kashpat – Rufugee, Achura – Chak, Kisar –Athwatu road. The Deputy Speaker also sought status of forest clearance of proposed road projects.
While taking stock of the progress of Bandipora – Chakwali road, the Deputy Speaker asked the R&B officials to speed up the pace of work on this project and complete it as early as possible.
The Deputy Speaker further directed the concerned to macadamize at least 15 km road length in Tehsil Gurez including Tulail upto Neeru till August this year.
He also asked the concerned officials to grant funds for the completion of bridges at Danvar and Dangibal and sanction the grants for the land acquisition at Budugam link road, Bukhtar – Dangan-Rufugee road, Khotrun link road and Sheikhpora road.
The meeting was attended by the Director PWD, DFO, Bandipora, S.E, R&B and officials from BECON, Forest and R&B departments.
Later, Deputy Speaker also convened a meeting of Legislators representing SC/ST and OBC, in which discussion was held on reservation of SC/ST/OBC promotion quota in the state.
During the meeting various other issues were also discussed regarding the uplift of the category in the state.