J&K To Speed Up Work On KP Transit Camps

30 Blocks With 480 Flats Coming Up In Bandipora

Srinagar- The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole on Tuesday directed officials to speed up work on the construction of 480 flats coming up as transit accommodation camps for Kashmiri Pandit employees in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

The directions were passed by Pole during his visit to Odina village of Sumbal Sub-Division on Tuesday where he inspected the ongoing works on the transit accommodation camps, an official spokesperson said.

The Div Com, who was accompanied by the district administration officials, also took stock of various ongoing development works in the area.

According to the official spokesperson, the officers informed the Div Com that transit accommodation is coming up at the cost of Rs 57.60 crore comprising of 480 flats in 30 blocks. They said each block is four-storied with four flats in each storey thus totalling up to 16 flats in one block.

“The structure is RCC framed with an arrangement for lift provided. Brickwork is to be provided for external and internal walls with wooden frames and shutters. Steel roof truss is to be provided with colour coated CGI sheets,” he said.

He further said that Pole took detailed stock at the site and directed the officers to expedite the work so as to meet the deadlines.

“He stressed on maintaining the quality of works all along the project,” the official spokesperson said.

“He also inspected various developmental works undertaken by the departments in the district. He directed to lay special emphasis on the works that are properly reflected in the already prepared annual plans and employment generating works so that people get meaningful livelihood opportunities in their own areas,” he added.

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