Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner(DC), Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Wednesday undertook an extensive tour of City areas to inspect progress of various ongoing major projects being carried out at Government Women’s College M.A Road, Lal-Ded Maternity Hospital, Amar Singh College Gogji Bagh and beautification project along the Jhelum River embankments from Zero Bridge to LD Hospital under Srinagar Smart City initiative.
The DC also visited Central Veterinary Hospital Maisuma and took stock of its functioning.
At Government Women’s College M.A Road, the Deputy Commissioner inspected the under construction Administrative Block being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 5.63 crore.
On the occasion, the DC expressed his displeasure over the slow pace of the work. He directed the concerned executing agency to speed up the pace of work by employing additional men and machinery. The DC sets July, 2023 deadline for the completion of the project.
The DC also visited the construction site of a new 200-bedded Extension Block/Gynaecology & Infertility Block of Lal Ded (LD) Maternity Hospital being constructed at a cost of Rs 132 crore.
While inspecting the progress of works of the project, the DC was apprised about the physical status of the under construction project. He was informed that the five-floor building will have a complete Oncology Department, High End Labour Room, and 4 Operation Theatres and a big Diagnostic Laboratory and Neonatal Unit. In addition, there will be a ground plus 5-floors with parking space, patients waiting lounge, canteen, new-born section, and hospital equipment and also space for wards.
The DC was also informed that work on the project will pick up the pace as soon as base isolators are procured.
Similarly, at Amar Singh College, Gugjibagh, the DC inspected the progress of work being executed on construction of new administrative Block being constructed at a cost of Rs 2.43 crore. He inspected the pace of work and directed the concerned executing agency to work in double shifts and complete the work on the Administrative Block by November 2023.
The DC also asked the concerned executing agency to expedite the handover/takeover process of the recently constructed Rs 9.37 crore Science Block of the College under World Bank funding.
The DC also asked them to take up necessary landscaping and development works in the compound of the Science Block for which additional funding will be provided.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner also visited the Central Veterinary Hospital Maisuma and took stock of its functioning. The Dc inspected various sections of the Hospital.
During his visit, the Superintendent Central Veterinary Hospital and Chief Animal Husbandry Officer apprised the DC about the functioning of the Hospital particularly cases being treated at OPD and surgical corrections conducted in the hospital as well.
The DC also stock of the ongoing infrastructure upgradation works in the Hospital.
During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by Joint Director Planning, while the Principals of Government Women’s College M.A Road and Amar Singh College, Sub Divisional Magistrate West, Executive Engineer R&B, Executive Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control, Executive Engineer SCCL, DGM, JKPCC, Tehsildar South and Officers of other concerned Departments.
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