DC Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad inspects development projects, macadamisation process
Stresses on executing agencies to maintain highest standards of quality
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad, Bandipora, Kashmir, Jammu And Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir
Bandipora : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Saturday conducted a field tour of Sumbal Sub-Division to take stock of various developmental activities besides inspecting ongoing macadamization works on Bandipora Srinagar road.The tour was part of the weekly field tour programmes of the DC to listen to the grievances of the public at their doorsteps.Dr Owais inspected the progress of construction of Community Facilitation Centre Shilvat and interacted with the executive agency. He was informed by the officers that the project is near completion and shall soon be dedicated to the public. Dr Owais urged officers to expedite the works so that the CFC can be inaugurated soon. Later, the DC inspected ongoing works at Middle School Shilvat. The building is also near completion and shall be handed over to the School authorities soon. Dr Owais also inspected the ongoing macadamization works at different locations in Bandipora including Bandipora Srinagar road near Churthung (Ajas). He stressed upon the officers to ensure that the highest standard of quality is maintained and asked them to expedite the works to meet the target.
He said the macadamization and repair of Bandipora Srinagar road was the long pending demand of the public and it shall reduce the travelling time between Srinagar and Bandipora. The DC said that the macadamization of important inner roads is being done by R&B, PMGSY and Beacon across the district. He said last year the district macadamized a record length of 115 Kms and this year the administration aspires to macadamize more leftover roads.He cautioned the implementing agencies to meet the deadlines strictly in the given developmental projects. He said the government will not tolerate any inordinate delays in works and action as per law shall be taken against contractors who fail to meet the deadlines or will not ensure standard quality of works.He said the government can cancel the contract with such individuals or firms who are not able to do their job efficiently including macadamization.During the visit, the DC also interacted with the locals to get feedback about welfare schemes and developmental works. Locals apprised the DC about various issues faced by them with regard to availability of basic amenities including water supply, electricity, healthcare, irrigation and roads.Dr Owais assured redressal of their grievances and also passed on spot directions for redressal of several grievances.