DDC Bandipora finalises special Development Plan for Hajin
BANDIPORA, AUGUST 25: District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary reviewed the Special Development Plan for Hajin town aimed at improvement in civic amenities and infrastructure development in a time-bound manner.
ADDC Mohammad Qasim, Jt Director Planning Abdul Majid Karnai, ACD Jahangir Ahmed, SDM Syeed Naseer, CMO Dr Bilquis Mir, ExEns of PWD, PHE, Irrigation, Flood Control, Mechanical, PDD, Housing, Urban Local Bodies, UEED, Tehsildar Hajin and other officers of line departments attended the meeting.
The DDC outlined time-bound developmental interventions to redress public grievances related to power supply, potable drinking water, roads network, improvement in lanes and drains, health, irrigation and flood control sectors. He also dwelled on special projects for development of sports infrastructure and Library cum Counselling centre for students.
The meeting decided to provide 200 dust-bins and 100 street lights for Municipal Committee Hajin apart from completion of 4 Community Sanitary Complexes. An amount of Rs 25 Lakh additional amount was earmarked for development of lanes apart from Rs 17 Lakh already sanctioned for 7 works. Deadline of September 15 was fixed for completion of remaining 168 IHHL.
A comprehensive review of all the sectors was conducted wherein the departments made detailed presentation about developmental works under progress, public demands, funding gaps and financial support required. It was decided that to further fine-tune the developmental process a public interaction will be organised for prioritisation of works and participatory development process.
PWD will take up improvement in major roads to be completed by October end meanwhile PMGSY Division has been directed for expeditious completion of tendering process. Hajin-Ajas road will be completed upto Metaling stage while 2KM stretch on Hajin-Sumbal road has been taken up for resurfacing. Tenders have also been floated for Hajin-Madhvan-Makhdoomyar and Manasba, Hajin-Ajas road which will be taken up in September. Meanwhile, work is being started in construction of Mini Secretariat at Hajin.
A Library-Cum-Counseling Centre was sanctioned for Hajin in view of demand projected by students for competitive examinations. Apart from this, 18 playfields have been approved for Hajin block to be constructed in next 3 months.
A number of works related to potable drinking water supply including 3 filtration plants, protection work along river / roads, augmenting lift schemes, development of power infrastructure, ITI, Tehsil Complex, pending education buildings and other projects were also finalised in the meeting.