Jammu artificial lake project will be completed soon: Sukhnandan

Minister for PHE Sukhnandan Kumar Choudhary today reviewed the status of Tawi Barrage project also known as Artificial Lake project at a high level meeting convened here today.Sukhnandan-23

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The Minister said that the Barrage-cum-Lake project   would be constructed as per the plan and bottlenecks, if any would be removed at the earliest. He asked the irrigation department to proceed ahead by taking into consideration all the technicalities to avoid any problems in its completion. He also asked different departments to work in close coordination to start the allied works, like construction of protection walls on the right and left side of Nikki Tawi.

The JKPCC was also asked to take up the repair work of the damaged portion of the Tawi bridge approach road.    The R&B department would be constructing the protection wall on left bank of Nikki Tawi from upstream of head regulator.

The Minister asked the concerned departments to complete their respective works to facilitate the completion of the Barrage and Pondage of Artificial Lake. He said the pace of allied works would be expedited by arranging sufficient funds.

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