Development of Jammu
In the recent past especially before the Darbar Move, JK administration has held a lot of meetings to set the pace for the developmental projects in Jammu region especially during the current year.
Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has been monitoring all such developmental projects in Jammu and Kashmir and recently he visited some of the spots in Jammu region to get the real feel of how the pace of such projects on the ground.
Recently he made a visit to Jammu-Akhnoor road and enquired about the status of the de-silting process of the Ranbir canal, besides reviewing the status of Jammu-Akhnoor road widening project.
While enquiring about the mechanism laid down for cleaning of the canal, the Lt Governor directed the concerned officers to take all requisite measures for completion of cleaning and desilting work of the Ranbir Canal before Baisakhi festival.
He also directed for immediate de-silting of all the distributaries and daily monitoring of the work so that farmers could benefit from the timely availability of water.
Take proactive measures to complete the work; visible results should be seen in a week’s time, the Lt Governor instructed the officers.
It was informed that tenders for the desilting work have been allotted and it would be completed well in time.