DDC Kupwara asks Jal Shakti Engineers to strictly follow timeline for completion of projects

Kupwara, October 10 (KNS): District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg today asked Engineers of Jal Shakti Department (PHE, I&FC) to strictly follow already fixed timeline for completion of ongoing projects. Adding that the engineers if fail to complete the target shall face action under rules.
The DDC was addressing a meeting of engineers of PHE and I&FC to review the pace of progress under Languishing Projects scheme today.
The meeting was informed that 72 water supply projects have been taken in hand at an approved cost of Rs.188.37 crore in Kupwara, Handwara and Tangdar PHE Divisions. The meeting was also informed that Rs.6.22 crore has been incurred on the execution of these schemes upto last month.
The meeting was also informed that 17 Irrigation schemes have been taken up at a cost of Rs.66.31 crore in Kupwara and Handwara Irrigation divisions; of which, Rs.9.56 crore have been incurred so far.
The Superintendent Engineer, Jal Shakti Department apprised the DDC about the overall performance of the department and other bottlenecks being faced during the execution of the works.
The DDC stressed upon the engineers to speed up the pace of work and ensure that the set targets are achieved well in time.
Joint Director Planning, Abdul Majeed; Superintendent Engineer Jal Shakti Department; Executive Engineers of PHE Handwara & Kupwara division and I&FC and other concerned were present in the meeting. (KNS)

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