JAMMU, Oct 20: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today visited different parts of Jammu and inspected pace of work on mega developmental projects underway in and around the winter capital.
During his visit to Multi-tier Parking and Commercial Complex construction site at General Bus Stand, Deputy Chief Minister was informed that the work on prestigious Rs 201 crore project is in full swing and targeted for completion by November 2018.
He was briefed that project will have a bus terminal, provision of parking facility for around 1500 vehicles besides shops and food courts.
He also visited Maharaja Hari Singh ji Memorial Park and inspected the ongoing pace of work of installation of solar lights. He was also informed that newly established library in the premises of the park has been decked up with latest books and references for the convenience of general public.
Deputy Chief Minister directed for iron fencing of the park along the Tawi river side for the safety of visitors and proper maintenance of landscaping, flower beds and other public utilities.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister visited upcoming JDA colony at Birpur to inspect progress of ongoing development work. He was informed that the colony would have 730 plots and installation of electric poles by PDD has already been completed. The work on laying of water supply pipes is also in progress, while construction of lanes and drains and flood protection works along the river side has been completed.
The Deputy Chief Minister called for expediting work on all the key projects to complete these within the set time-frame for the benefit of people. “Our focus is on expediting development works, ensuring good governance and providing a corruption-free administration,” he said.
Vice Chairman Jammu Development Authority Rajesh Kumar Shavan, Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr Arun Manhas and other officers accompanied the Deputy Chief Minister during his visit.