Tara Sets Time line for completion of ERA, NBCC Projects in Jammu


Reviews status of work on sewerage works

Jammu – Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand today set time line for completion of various ongoing projects in Jammu city, while asking the Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA), National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) and other agencies to avoid taking up of new works before completion of the ongoing works.

Deputy Chief Minister was reviewing the progress on   under construction development projects taken up by ERA and NBCC in Jammu city, here at an officers meeting.

Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Pardeep Gupta, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma, SSP Traffic Manmohan Singh, Commissioner JMC Kuldeep Khajuria, SE PDD Gurbachan Singh, SE R&B P. L. Bhushan, Adm. ERA T. R. Sharma, XEN PHE Ashok Gandotra, XEN PDD Sudhir Kr. Gupta, XEN ED –I A. K. Chibber, besides officers of other concerned departments were present on the occasion.

The Deputy Chief Minister reviewed the status of restoration and up-gradation  work on various  city  roads , including,  MLA Hostel to K.C. Chowk, CM House to DC Office, Jai Hind Bakery to Hari Market,   Bus Stand to J. P. Chowk, Hari Market to JMC
Office Road, Jewel Hotel to Jewel Chowk,  Prem Nagar to JDA Park, Gujjar Nagar to Jewel Chowk, Hanuman Mandir to Patel Bazar, Kachi Chawni to Secretariat, Bakshi Nagar road, Janipur road.  

Deputy Chief Minister said that the Government cannot ignore the difficulties being faced by people due to digging up of roads for laying sewerage lines and instructed concerned agencies to speed up   all ongoing works to ensure their early completion. He

instructed the officers of UEED to monitor the projects and point out the discrepancy if any to the higher authorities.
Emphasizing for close inter departmental coordination, the Deputy Chief Minister asked the officers to make sure that utilities are shifted in time bound manner where ever required.

Describing quality of material and coordination among executing agencies as important factor for timely completion of the projects, the Deputy Chief Minister directed the officers to prepare work schedules with   consultation among various agencies involved.  Sticking to the schedule avoids undue delays and saves time and money, he added.

He impressed upon the officers to work in coordination so that all agencies work in unison and mutual cooperation was ensured at all construction sites of sewerage works.

He directed the NBCC authorities to submit monthly progress report to his office.

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