EC Visits Dal Interiors


Directs Speed Up Of Rehabilitation Process Of Dal Dwellers

Srinagar – The Committee on Estimates (EC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly headed by its Chairman, Chowdhary Mohammad Ramzan today visited various areas of the Dal which include Mir Mohallah, Mati Mohallah, Sultan Mohallah and took stock of problems being faced by the people of these areas.

The Committee with its members, GM Saroori,  AR Veeri, Ashwani Kumar Sharma, Abdul  Gafar Sofi, Peer Afaq Ahmed and . Mohammad Ashraf Mir inspected several Sewerage Treatment Plants (STP) of Hazaratbal, Habak and Laam to see the functioning of these STPs. The Pannel visited under execution Barinambal STP and took stock of pace of work on the project. The Committee directed the concerned authorities to speed up the pace of work on the project and complete the same in a stipulated time frame.

During their visit, the Committee visited Kanikachi Mirbahri Dal and interacted there with the people and listened their grivences. The people briefed the Committee about their problems. They demanded that till their rehabilitation programme is completed, they should be provided all civic basic facilities.

The Panel also visited Pump Stations, Nagin and Shahdadbagh. The Committee directed the Vice Chairman, Lakes and Water Ways Development Authorities (LAWDA) to speed up the rehabilitation process of Dal Dwellers.  

The Panel also inspected dispensary at   Kanikachi Mirbahri Dal and found two Doctors absent from duty. The Committee took serious note of the issue and directed the Director, Indian System of Medicine to take appropriate action against the absentees and furnish the report to the Assembly Secretariat within two days positively.    

Later, the VC, LAWDA briefed the Committee about physical and financial achievements registered by the Organisation for the rehabilitation of dwellers and conservation of Dal Lake through power point presentation. He informed that 98% works on pump stations stands completed and construction work on STPs of Barinambal and Nallah Ambirkhan is  in full swing and would be completed soon. He informed that 18000 plots are already available at Rakharth for Dal Dwellers.  

The Committee stressed for maintaining close coordination between Tourism, UEED, SMC and Housing & Urban Development Department for successful implementation of the Dal project.

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