Div Com visits SIDCO industrial area, takes stock of ongoing developmental projects

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Oct 11: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today visited SIDCO Industrial area Bari Brahmana and took stock of several ongoing developmental projects. He was accompanied by Director Industries and Commerce, Jammu Dr Ravi Shankar.
During his visit, the Div Com inspected the under-construction building of Entrepreneurship Development Institute.
He was informed that the Phase-1 of the project is coming up at a cost of Rs 50 cr. It was further informed that the constructed portion includes Administrative Block of EDI and shall be handed over to the department by end of October this year.
The Div Com also visited the recently renovated Government Joinery Mill and subsequently inspected the under-construction projects of Silk Filature and Silk factory.
He was briefed by the concerned functionaries that the shed of Silk Filature costing Rs 5.60 cr is ready. The order for purchase of machinery has also been placed and tentative schedule of commencement of production in the unit is by January 2019. A total of 30 machines have already been installed in the Silk factory costing Rs 16 cr.
The Div Com was informed that the silk projects would benefit cocoon growers of the State from Kathua to Rajouri belt as all the cocoon production in the state is attributed to this belt and 70% of the cocoon produced in the state is purchased by buyers from West Bengal and Karnataka in open auctions.
The Div Com directed the concerned executing agencies for the timely completion of the ongoing projects while maintaining the desired quality.
Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner visited the Central Record Room, Gole Gujral, Jammu to review the implementation of Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) in the State.
The Divisional Commissioner took a detailed briefing of the digitization of the current Jamabandis as well as the Musavis. He was informed that, on trial basis, all the parameters involved in the process of the integration of the textual and spatial data of the four villages of Tehsil Jammu West have been done. He called for the digitization/Integration of textual and spatial data of few densely populated villages on priority basis.
At the outset, Regional Director, S&LR, Jammu, Rifat Kohli briefed the Div Com about various activities of DILRMP project underway at Central Record Room (CRR), Jammu.
She informed that scanning of 83,76,221 documents of CRR and 12,457 Musavis of Jammu Division have been completed and 1213 Musavis of district Jammu have been digitized.
Further, she informed that 25,83,566 documents such as Mutation Registers, Jamabandis (PP), Misal Haqiyat (PP) Girdawari Register records of Patwar Halqa, Tehsil Record Rooms of District Jammu are being scanned. The Regional Director also highlighted that the scanning of record kept at CRR would likely to be completed by November this year.
Later, the Div Com visited the Single Window Room to assess the quantity and quality of the services being issued to the applicants. He was informed that the e-services of the revenue documents of Tehsils Jammu, Jammu West, and Akhnoor are being provided to the applicants.