Samoon for speedy acquisition of land for road widening

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon chaired High Level Committee (HLC) meeting to discuss land 13 land acquisition cases for widening of Pantha Chowk-Zewan road, 4 cases of Habba Kadal-Nai Sadak and 7 cases of Syed Mirak Shah Road.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mr. Baseer Ahmed Khan, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Dr. G.N. Qasba, Vice Chairman, Srinagar Development Authority, Mr. Farooq Renzu Shah, Superintending Engineer, Circular Road Project, Mr. Farooq Andrabi, Chief Town Planner Kashmir, Mr. Iftikhar Ahmed Hakim.

Later, Div Com chaired HLC of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) which was attended by DC Srinagar, Chief Engineer EM&RE, Mr. Mohammed Muzaffar Mattoo, Director ERA, Mr. Khalid Muzaffar, SP Traffic City, Mr. Haseeb-ur-Rehman, Director Land Management SDA, Superintending Engineer Hydraulic.

Div Com took strong note of the inordinate delay by JKPCC, in completion of the commercial complex, near Exhibition Grounds Jahangir Chowk for rehabilitation of the shopkeepers, thereby causing delay in starting the work for construction of Elevated Expressway Corridor (Flyover) from Jahangir Chowk to Ram Bagh-Natipora.

Div Com directed the concerned officers of ERA to initiate process for return of prefab structures constructed at Jahangir Chowk, for temporary rehabilitation of shopkeepers of Kabadi market.


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