Div Com reviews progress on prestigious educational project

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 25: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, today reviewed the progress made in the establishment of Centers for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) in Government Polytechnic Jammu, here at a meeting of concerned officers.
The Principal Government Polytechnic gave a detailed powerpoint presentation on the works taken up at the campus for setting up of 9 competency centers to conduct 18 courses for M.tech/ B. Tech/ Diploma and ITI students. The project duration is 3 years and all the installations are to be completed by Tata Technology within 6 months.
It was informed that the inspections were conducted of proposed buildings for CIIIT at Polytechnic Jammu by concerned officers. Tata Technology has submitted its proposed layout and structural changes and electrical layout required in buildings. It was also informed that the renovation works are in progress and 45 percent have been completed in building 19 so far and 70 percent machinery/ equipment has also been received.
The Divisional Commissioner asked the concerned officers to expedite the work and set timelines for completion of CIIIT. He also instructed them to float tenders for remaining works for timely completion.
The meeting was also attended by Project Coordinator and concerned engineers.
Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner reviewed the progress on expansion of Jammu Airport. The concerned officers apprised him that the works are in progress on various components. It was informed that work on Landoi Choi has been completed. The Div Com directed the concerned officers to maintain close inter department coordination and expedite the remaining works.
Earlier, in another meeting the Divisional Commissioner reviewed the progress on identification of projects at Ramban and Reasi districts funded through Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) of Northern Railways.
Deputy Commissioner Reasi and Ramban informed about the identified projects of their respective districts.
The DC Reasi informed that four sectors – Horticulture, Agriculture, Sports and Education have been identified in the district for development.
The DC Ramban apprised the Divisional Commissioner that there is requirement of water supply schemes for hilly areas and school buildings to be developed through CSR initiatives.
The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer USBRL, Chief Engineer, Coordination, CGM and other concerned officers while Deputy Commissioner Reasi and Ramban attended the meeting through video conferencing.


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