DDC Baramulla inspects several developmental projects

BARAMULLA: With an aim to get the first hand appraisal of various ongoing developmental projects in wake of COVID-19 lockdown, District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today inspected several developmental works in the district and took review of their pace and position.

DDC inspected the work on Govt Polytechnic College which is being carried out at an estimated cost of Rs 3.32 Crore and is in its final phase of completion.

The college shall be well equipped with modern and advanced facilities which include Cafteria, Language Block and other recreational facilities all on latest pattern.

DDC directed the concerned authorities to ramp up the pace of work so that the college is completed as early as possible and is made functional for educational purposes.

Dr Itoo also paid visit to Govt Degree College for Women Baramulla to inspect the construction work on Science Block that is being developed at an estimated cost of Rs 3 crore.

He also took appraisal of construction and upgradation work respectively on conference hall and science labs that are being competed at an estimated cost of Rs 1.5 crore.

DDC stressed for productive utilization of available resource besides emphasized for mobilizing additional men and machinery to achieve the target within fixed timeframe.

Moreover, DC also inspected works on various other developmental projects that include SRTC bridge at Fish Market Baramulla, being constructed at a cost of Rs 5.25 Crore under langusihing projects, patching work on National Highway and other works being taken by different executing agencies.

He directed the concerned to accelerate the pace of work and exhorted upon them to keep in consideration the related health advisories especially maintaining social distancing and using safety gears.

The DC said that a proper mechanism has been formulated wherein special magistrates have been appointed to supervise the initiation of developmental works during the present circumstances of COVID-19 outbreak.

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