Remove encroachmentsin Rakh-i-Arth;step up water, electricity supply: Div Com

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 26: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today convened a meeting of Officers, here to discuss developmental issues of Rakh-I Arth Housing Colony Bemina Srinagar.

Among others the meeting was attended by Commissioner SMC/ V.C SDA, Dr Owais Ahmad; Vice Chairman, Bashir Ahmad; Secretary LCMA, Gulzar Ahmad; Director School Education Kashmir, Tasaduq Hussain; Chief Engineer (D) KPDCL, Sandeep Seth; ADC Srinagar; Jt. Commissioner SMC; Senior Manager, JK Housing Board; Ex. Engineer LCMA and AEE PHE; A.E WSMP PHE.

Deputy Commissioner Budgam attended the meeting virtually.

At the outset, the concerned officers briefed the Div Com about the developmental projects undertaken in the said colony which includes school, hospital, parks, water supply, electricity, roads, sanitation etc.

The meeting was informed that the school building stands completed and the same shall be made functional from this session.

It was also given out that the area is fed from Sukhnag water supply scheme, and to further augment it, the water supply shall be improved through tube wells.

Regarding electricity, it was informed that the electricity shall be augmented as DPR reappraisal has also been submitted.

To ensure proper sanitation in the area, the Div Com directed the SMC to issue a tender for Solid Waste Management.

The Div Com took strong note of encroachments in the area and directed the concerned to remove the same forthwith.

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