Shopian: The District Development Commissioner, Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya Tuesday inspected theShirmal to Mastpora Keller road and other ongoing works under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
During the visit, the DC was accompanied by Tehsildar, Shopian, Bilal Ahmed, Engineers from PMGSY and other concerned officers.
While inspecting the progress on Shirmal to Mastpora Keller road, the concerned informed the DC that the sanctioned length of this road is 15 km at sanctioned cost Rs 20 Crore and a total of 40 percent physical work has been completed so far and the progress on the project is also in full swing, he informed.
While highlighting the benefits of better road connectivity for development of rural areas, the DC stressed for redoubling efforts and regular monitoring of such roads so that they could be completed well in time without any hurdles.
He directed the concerned officers to immediately settle all issues that are hampering the progress of projects like land compensation, court cases (if any), shifting of utilities, forest issues etc. so that road infrastructure in rural areas is developed in the shortest possible time.
He also directed the officers of PMGSY to expedite the work progress on all ongoing/pending schemes so that they get completed in a time bound manner.
The DC said that it is a lifeline project keeping in view the Covid-19 scenario and it should be taken on priority basis for the safety and security of the patients.
The DC exhorted upon for optimum utilizing the working season and stressed for greater coordination among the line departments for removing all bottlenecks that are hampering the progress of Road projects in the district in larger public interest.
Meanwhile, the DC also visited the other project sites and inspected the work progress of the projects.
The DC directed the concerned to expedite the work progress and stressed that all stakeholders shall work with synergy to complete projects in a time bound manner which on completion will provide all weather connectivity and facilitate Socio-economic boost to the district.