CS inaugurates newly constructed Directorate of Floriculture at Bagh-e-Bahu
JAMMU: Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, today inaugurated the newly constructed office complex of the Directorate of Floriculture, Parks & Garden at Bagh-e-Bahu.
Commissioner Secretary Floriculture, Parks & Garden Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Avny Lavasa, Director Floriculture Jatinder Singh, Commissioner JMC Rahul Yadav along with other senior officers of the concerned department were present during the inaugural ceremony.
It was apprised to the Chief Secretary that the office complex of the Directorate of Floriculture, Parks & Garden has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 3.87 Crore by executing agency Engineering Wing of the Floriculture Department.
Giving other details of the building, Director Floriculture apprised the Chief Secretary that the new complex has been constructed in an overall area of two kanals having three floors, 25 rooms, parking area and a state of the art conference hall with modern facilities and equipments.
The Chief Secretary took a round of the newly constructed building and congratulated the Commission Secretary, Director, and other staff members of the department on having their own office complex.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Secretary said that Floriculture is one of the important departments which contributes to the GDP of the UT of J&K
Dr. Mehta said that the government is committed to providing better infrastructure with modern facilities to the departments wherever possible in order to improve their working conditions so that they can perform better and contribute to the progress of the UT.