DC reviews performance of PMGSY Division Ramban

Ramban, May 21: District Development Commissioner, Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today reviewed the physical and financial achievements of Ramban and Banihal PMGSY Division here at a meeting.
The meeting was attended by CPO, Kasturi Lal, Xen PWD, Xen PMGSY, Banihal, Xen PMGSY Ramban, AEEs, were attended the meeting.
The DDC reviewed progress on each project undertaken by PMGSY in the district. The meeting discussed phase and stage wise status of roads, response of the contractors and restoration work besides forest clearance.
The DDC set the deadline for the completion of ongoing road and bridge projects and directed the engineers to accelerate the pace of construction work. The department was asked to complete 20 road projects -5 in Banihal and 10 in Ramban division in the current year.
It was informed that 33 schemes of 243.38 Km road length involving a cost of Rs 165.83 crore have been sanctioned, out of which 9 schemes of 119.49 km road length were completed at an expenditure of Rs 79.63 crore in different parts of Banihal Division- benefitting around 50 thousand population.
Similarly, 23 road projects of 285.72 Km length were completed in Ramban Division at an expenditure of Rs156.64 cr. A total of 68 schemes compromising 562.79 Km length and costing Rs.337.19 crore are in progress in the Ramban PMGSY division, the meeting was told.