Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 30: Minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, accompanied by Minister of State for Power, Housing and Urban Development, Mohammad Ashraf Mir today, visited several parts of Sonawar constituency and took stock of progress of ongoing bridge and road projects coming up there.
Chief Engineer, R&B Kashmir SK Razdan and other senior officers accompanied the ministers
The Minister inspected under construction 50 bed hospital at Harwan, Danihama-Darbagh road, Gandtal Darra-Faqir Gujri road and bridge coming up at a nallah near Dachigam.
Reviewing the progress of 6-lanning of Sonawar-Galander road project, the Minister instructed Chief Engineer to start tendering process immediately, so that work on the project is started. He asked him to take up widening of Sonawar-Batwara portion of the road with the authorities of Cantonment Board and resolve the issues, if any, with the officers of Board.
The Minister also inspected on-going work of 50 bed hospital coming up at Harwan. He was informed that work is going on in full swing on this Rs 7.51 crore project and will be completed as per schedule next year.
While inspecting widening and up-gradation of Danhama-Darbagh road, the Minister was informed that road has been completed and only approach road of the bridge, constructed on the road, is yet to be completed. He was told that the land owners whose land has been acquired for the purpose are demanding land compensation on higher rates. Minister asked the Chief Engineer to settle the land compensation cases, so that remaining work of the project is completed early.
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