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Lt Governor directs for immediate safety audit of all 20-year-old bridges across J&K
11/20/2019 9:58:39 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Nov 20: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today directed for immediate safety audit and 100% checking of bridges constructed 20 years back and undertaking repair/ retrofitting wherever required. He passed these directions during a meeting he chaired to review the performance of PMGSY in J&K at the Civil Secretariat.
Kewal Kumar Sharma, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Commissioner Secretary, Public Works(R&B) Department, Chief Engineers, PMGSY and other officers attended the meeting.
During the meeting, Lt. Governor had a detailed assessment of the physical and financial progress of various projects taken under PMGSY across J&K. He called for preparing a maintenance policy of infrastructure being developed by Public Works (R&B) Department and directed for appropriating specific maintenance budget for the assets already created.
Lt. Governor exhorted upon the officers to create earthquake resistant infrastructure in the future and directed for periodic inspection of iron/steel bridges. He laid special emphasis on the use of hume pipes during the construction of hilly roads to maintain the natural flow of rain water and prevent any damages to the roads.
Further, he asked the officers to prepare district wise report on achievements made under languishing projects.
Meanwhile, in another meeting, Lieutenant Governor reviewed the progress of various steps taken for development of Tourism sector in J&K.
Navin K. Choudhary, Principal Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department briefed Lt. Governor about the proposed activities for attracting more tourists in the Union Territory of J&K.
Addressing the officers, Lt. Governor asked them to conduct Road shows outside J&K to attract community travelers and suggested for putting up kiosks of Tourism department at conspicuous points across Railways stations, Airports and engage accredited guides to accompany the group tourists coming to J&K. He stressed on ensuring that all the requisite facilities are available in every tourist destination for the convenience of visiting tourists.
Speaking on Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex, Lt. Governor asked the officers to prepare a comprehensive plan for the restoration of the heritage building. He further directed them to identify popular places within the Jammu city to develop a tourist circuit after proper planning among various departments and devising harmonized method for utilizing the inter-departmental resources.
The meeting also discussed some key issues including road connectivity to various tourist destinations, developing Adventure and Golf tourism and optimum utilization of tourism infrastructure.
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