Development in Jammu

Development in Jammu

Jammu is not only emerging as a smart city but the under execution projects like the Tawi front project and the creation of Lake will add to the beauty of this city.

Recently the Chief Secretary reviewed the different developmental projects under execution and also asked his officers to be quick to allot the required works within the timeline.

Laying down the timelines for completion of various activities under the project, he directed the department to complete the process of allotment of contract by December, 2021 and finish the construction of promenades, including the planned commercial/recreational assets on the RiverFront within 1-1.5 years.

He asked them to secure early approvals for change in land use and under other regulations like Development Control Regulation Act so that the execution of recreational and commercial projects in the reclaimed area around the riverfronts is not delayed.

While reviewing the implementation of the Bharat Broadband Scheme in Jammu and Kashmir in rural areas, it was informed that 408 Gram Panchayats and 14 Block Headquarters have been provided with reliable internet connection through optical fiber cable while 658 Gram Panchayats have been VSAT enabled for internet connectivity. It was further informed that 3195 additional Gram Panchayats will be provided with internet connectivity in phase II of the project.

He also laid emphasis on the proper maintenance of digital equipment and machinery and provision of suitable power backup in the Gram Panchayats for hassle free digital connectivity under the Bharat Net.

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