Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday constituted a Committee for clearing fresh construction proposals before they are placed before the competent authorities for administrative approval.
The committee comprises of Principal Secretary to the Government, Housing & Urban Development Department; Principal Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department; Principal Secretary to the Government, Public Works(R&B) Department; Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Jal Shakti Department; Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Estates
Department; Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department and Director General, Planning in the Planning, Development & Monitoring Department to be nominated by Administrative Secretary as Member Secretary.
“The Committee shall scrutinize the requirement of the proposed projects having regard to the existing un-utilized infrastructure in the Union territory so as to ensure optimum utilization of existing Government infrastructure,” reads an order.
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