900 Flats For KP Employees Coming Up Kashmir Valley: Govt

Srinagar- Nearly 6000 flats are being constructed in different districts of Kashmir Valley to accommodate thousands of Kashmiri migrant employees serving the Jammu and Kashmir administration in the Valley, officials said Tuesday.

These details were shared in a meeting chaired by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole regarding Transit Room Tenements and Migrant issues with respect to physical & financial progress of under construction migrant quarters, status of transfer of land, preparation for DPR for water, road, power and inclusion of DPRs to regulate plans for Districts and State, couple of transfer of migrant employees nearer to cities till accommodation is constructed, an official spokesperson said.

He said that the meeting was attended by Secretary DMRRR; Representatives of School Education, Kashmir; SWD, Kashmir; Health Services Kashmir; Relief and Rehabilitation, Commissioner J&K, JKPCC; CEs of PWD, PHE, KPDCL, and Additional Commissioners of Revenue of Pulwama, Kulgam, Anantnag and Kupwara.

He said that the Div Com reviewed physical status of work at proposed sites in districts for construction of towers for migrant accommodation.

On the occasion, the spokesperson said, Pole asked officers to complete tendering process within ten days and give work allotments even single contractor participates in bidding process under rules.

“Besides, he directed concerned officers of PWD, PHE and KPDCL to include expenditure of approach roads, culverts, water and power in regular schemes including district plans, state plans and Centrally Sponsored Schemes,” he said.

Pole, he said, also emphasized on identifying a single patch of required land at one places instead of scattered plots.

“He also directed officers to complete acquisition and transfer of land on fast track basis without causing any delay and address the issues if any within a stipulated time of one week,” he added.

According to the spokesperson, the meeting was informed that over five thousand nine hundred flats are to be constructed at different locations including Marhama, Machbawan, Gohal, Odhina, Wandhama, Kulangam etc

“Meanwhile, Div Com directed officers of different departments including Education, Social Welfare, Revenue, Finance, Health, Rural development, PWD etc to issue transfer order of couple migrant employees to single district near cities besides migrant employees within ten days,” he said.

“The meeting was informed that many applications have been received from couple migrant employees for transfer to nearby locations in single district and near cities,” he added.

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