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MLA Banihal visits various ongoing road projects

Directs officials to ensure time bound completion of projects


KNS

Banihal, Mar 06 (KNS): Former minister and Legislative Assembly and MLA Banihal , Vikar Rasool Wani Tuesday alongwith the local administration and officials of works departments hold extensive visit on different ongoing road projects at Shikhpora Nagam, Gund Tethar, Doligam Gugthal, Chapnari Gudar and Hernihal Manjoos areas of Banihal constituency and directed the administration to put in extra efforts for execution of all ongoing and upcoming road projects initiated for the development of the constituency.
MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani according to the statement issued to KNS said this while chairing the meeting convened to review the progress on various road projects being executed by the PWD in Banihal constituency.
He said that considerable amounts have been sanctioned to conduct development works in the constituency. He said that a blanket amount has been sanctioned to construct these important road projects in different area of Banihal during his tenure, but due to the non serious attitude of the department and less public contribution most of the fund remained unspent and results in the non completion of these projects in time bound period.
Wani also took detailed report on progress of each project. Taking note of slow progress on some works, he asked PWD to increase the pace of work to ensure time bound completion, so as to minimize hassle to local populace.
He also laid stress on ensuring that works being executed are according to prescribed norms and quality materials used in construction works.
Wani also directed PWD and Revenue authorities to initiate the works for construction of link road Nai Basti Banihal to Nagam via Shiekhpora at an earliest.
He also stressed for early starting of work on remaining portion of Doligam Gugthal and Harnihal Manjoos road so that the local public of these areas can not suffer more.
Wani was warmly welcomed by the public at different places and people hail his efforts to provide connectivity to the uncovered areas of his assembly segment.
MLA Banihal was accompanied by senior congress leader and secretary pardesh congress committee Imtiyaz Ahmed Khanday and Tehsildar Banihal, Executive Engineer PWD Ramban alongwith his team and various officers of other departments during his day long tour programme. (KNS)