Div Com reviews progress on bunkers

Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma chairing a meeting on Sunday.
Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma chairing a meeting on Sunday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 5: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of DCs of border districts to review the progress on construction of bunkers along the border and other related issues of Jammu Division.
The meeting was attended by IG BSF, SSP Jammu, ADC, ADDC Jammu, engineers of PWD R&B, besides senior functionaries of CRPF and concerned departments while Deputy Commissioners of Kathua, Samba, Rajouri and Poonch attended the meeting through video conference.
The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the progress of works on under construction individual and community bunkers in their respective districts.
The DCs also apprised the Div Com that there are some left out border villages in their respective districts for which additional bunkers are required. It was further informed that additional bunkers are also required for Border Police Posts.
The Div Com asked the DCs to send proposals for additional bunkers with other details of villages and cost estimation to his office for further proceedings in this regard.
A detailed discussion was held regarding the requirement of bunkers in school premises, hospitals and other public places near borders.
Other issues discussed in the meeting were problems faced by farmers having land beyond border fence- harvesting of crops, land acquisition cases of BSF/CRPF, Army, filling of water in Dich Cum Bund along border and border roads upgradation.


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