Speaker reviews residential arrangements for Legislatures


Jammu: Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mr. Kavinder Gupta Thursday convened a high level meeting to review residential facilities for Legislatures in twin capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu.

Financial Commissioner, Planning and Development, B. B. Vyas, Commissioner Secretary, Finance Navin Choudhary, Secretary Assembly M. Ramzan, Director Estates, G. N. Itoo were present in the meeting.

In the meeting, it was informed that a multi storied suite shall be constructed at a suitable place in Srinagar in order to overcome the deficiency of residential quarters for Legislatures. “The design of the proposed flat type residential structure has been prepared and is presently in finance department”, the Financial Commissioner said.

The meeting also reviewed the progress of MLA Hostel Staff Quarters at Jammu and it was informed that the quarters’ stand completed. The release of final payment for the quarters was also discussed in the meeting.

Referring to installation of acoustic system in the Meeting Hall at Srinagar Legislative Assembly, directions were given to the Director Estates to submit a proposal for the same at the earliest.

Among others, Special Secretary, legislative Assembly, M. R. Singh; Additional Secretary, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Achal Sathi; Deputy Secretary, Legislative Assembly, Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Bhat and other senior officers of Assembly Secretariat and Estates Department were present in the meeting. (CNS)


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