DDC Ganderbal inaugurates Branwar bridge, WSS Mammer
GANDERBAL : District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today inaugurated the Branwar Bridge constructed over the Power canal and upgradation work of Water Supply Scheme (WSS) Mammer B.
During his visit to Kangan Sub- division he also inspected several ongoing works.
The Executive Engineer R&B informed the DDC that the bridge was approved at the cost of Rs 1.50 crore with which over 10,000 souls of 4 villages including Mammer, Thune, Awanpati and Branwar will be benefited.
On the occasion the DDC also inspected the progress of Thune-Branwar road of lengh 3 km which is approved at the cost of Rs. 5.90 crore.
The Executive Engineer R&B informed the DDC that the work on the road is in full swing and will get completed within stipulated timeframe.
Meanwhile, the DDC inaugurated the upgradation work at WSS Mammer-B which was approved under Back to Village 1 at the cost of Rs. 8.5 lakh.
The Executive Engineer PHE informed the DDC that with this up-gradation work morethan 10,000 souls of three villages including Mammer, Kasanapati and Thune will be supplied treated water through the same scheme now.
He also informed that other up-gradation works including reservoirs, pipes, landscaping and fencing for WSS are approved under languishing scheme and the capacity of the WSS will be upgraded from 0.1 MGD to 0.3 MGD.
Later, the DC also inspected the Hariganwan Kachpathri Road which is of 6 Km lengh.
The Executive Engineer I&FC informed the DDC that surfacing on 3 Km lengh is in full swing and work on other 3 km will be taken up in phased manner.
Earlier, the DDC also visited the construction site of a vital bridge over Nallah Sindh at Wayil, where Executive Engineer R&B briefed the DDC about the approved designing of the bridge and said that the work on 110m span semi arch 2 lane steel trusser grinder bridge has been started as the water level has declined in the Nallah.
During the visit, the DDC was accompanied by Executive Engineers of R&B, I&FC and PHE, concerned BDC chairperson, Sarpanch and other concerned officials.