DG BRO briefs Lt Governor about ongoing projects
Singh called on Advisor to the Lt Governor
JAMMU, FEBRUARY 10: Lt Gen Harpal Singh, Director General, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) today called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan. He was accompanied by Brig. Y K Ahuja, Chief Engineer, Sampark and Brig. Ravi Navet, Chief Engineer, Beacon.
The DG briefed the Lt Governor about the present status of various ongoing projects in J&K under Border Roads Organisation. He further informed him about the progress of works on operationally critical roads in the area of responsibility and also discussed with the Lt Governor various steps being taken to strengthen the road network especially in remote and strategically important regions across J&K.
Further, the DG apprised the Lt Governor that DPR of Rajouri- Thanamandi-Surankote and four Packages of Akhnoor-Poonch have been approved. In addition, Uri-Poonch project was also discussed in the meeting.
While complimenting the BRO for their dedicated efforts of Nation Building through infrastructure development, the Lt Governor advised the DG for putting up a focused attention towards up-keep of the existing roads and asked him to closely monitor the ongoing projects to ensure timely completion of the works with highest quality.
Meanwhile Singh also called on Advisor to the Lt Governor Farooq Khan at Jammu today.
He was accompanied by Chief Engineer, Sampark Brig. Y K Ahuja and Chief Engineer, Beacon Brig. Ravi Navet.
During the meeting, DG briefed the Advisor about various ongoing projects in J&K under Border Roads Organisation.
PCCF calls on Lt Governor
JAMMU, FEBRUARY 10: Suresh Chugh, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, J&K called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Chugh briefed the Lt Governor about the efforts being made by the Forest Department to increase the green cover in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He discussed with the Lt Governor about various issues related to conservation of biodiversity, soil and water conservation.
Chugh, who is also the Chairman of J&K Pollution Control Board, discussed with the Lt Governor about various issues related to monitoring of industrial emissions, ambient air quality, water quality, polythene seizures and implementation of directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) with regard to J&K in particular.
The Lt Governor emphasized on the high importance for taking all the requisite measures for enhancing and maintaining the forest cover in the Union Territory. He further stressed upon creating mass awareness among the pubic with regard to environmental issues and implementation of pollution laws by expanding public outreach.