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Div Com reviews progress on up gradation plan for Bahu fort area

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JAMMU, JULY 03: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, today chaired an officers meeting to review the action taken on up gradation Plan of Bahu Fort and Bagh- E- Bahu area.

The meeting was attended by Commissioner JMC, Pankaj Magotra, Director Floriculture, Babila Rakwal, VC JDA, Vikas Sharma, Joint Director Tourism, Shokat Mahmood Malik, ADC (adm) Jammu, Tahir Firdous and senior functionaries of PWD, fisheries and other concerned.

Regarding Bagh-e-Bahu Park, Director Floriculture informed the Div Com that for up-gradation of the garden and other allied  works in the park, Rs 6.31 crore DPR has been prepared  and the same has been sent for approval.

It was informed that Rs.5.12 crore tender for widening of Bahu Fort Road has been floated besides DRP for development of Bahu fort complex and parking area is at final stage.

The Div Com directed the concerned officers for identification of land for development amusement cum water Park.

The Div Com asked the VC JDA, to constitute a committee comprising officers of various departments which will contemplate, discuss, co-ordinate efforts for holistic development of Bahu fort. He also directed him to develop 3D model of Bahu Fort.

He discussed up gradation plan for all major tourist spots in Bahu fort area including Fish Aquarium, Maa Kali Temple complex, Bagh-e-Bahu Park, Cable Car Project and Mahamaya temple.

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