Bandipora, Jun 27: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Khurshid Ahmad Sanai alongwith a team of officers today visited Madhumati nallah at Kaloosa and Bunar nallah at Sonerwani to review the progress of the project.
It was given out that Rs 135 crore are being utilized under the project to protect various habitations from floods and also to beautify Madhumati and Bonar Nallah.
The DDC was informed that one children park with all required facilities has been constructed, while as three more parks are being constructed on the banks of these Nallahs
Besides, path beautification, view points, bunds and other works including fencing of three schools are being taken up under the ten-kilometer-long project. It was told that about 70 percent work of the project has been completed so far on European technology.
The DDC on the occasion asked the concerned agency to speed up pace of work keeping in view both flood protection and aquatic life, for which he directed for provision of Fish Ladder in Madhumati Nallah for migration and fish propagation. He also directed for stop of illegal extraction from Madhumati Nallah and said that a ramp should be constructed at Sonerwani.
Later, the DDC also visited Sonerwani to review the functioning of 50-bedded maternity hospital and inspected various wards and Operation Theater. He directed for regular water and power supply in the Hospital so that the patients and attendants will not face any inconvenience.
During the visit, various delegations met the DDC and apprised him about their problems. He assured them that their genuine problems would be considered on priority.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Bilquees, AD Fisheries Sajad Hussain besides Officers from R&B, I&FC, Fisheries NHPC, Police and other departments accompanied the DDC.