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Div Com takes stock of major developmental projects in Pulwama, Anantnag districts

Anantnag, Dec 30: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today took on spot assessment of pace and progress of work execution on various major developmental projects during an extensive tour to Pulwama and Anantnag districts.

He visited Industrial Estate Wuyan,  Industrial Estate Khrew and Grid Station Khrew in Pulwama district.

The Div Com was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Raghav Lankar, DC Anantnag KK Sidha, Director Industries, MD JKPCC,  GM SICOP, CE PHE, GM SIDCO, GM Sports Council, DD Planning, representatives from various departments and agencies.

Stressing on making all facilities including power and water supply available to the units at  Wuyan Industrial Estate, the Div Com directed concerned to identify nearby available structures or land for the relocation of army from the estate land and vacate structures presently occupied by the forces.

Stressing on early widening of approach road length upto 40 feet at  Industrial Estate Khrew, the Div Com instructed concerned to start land acquisition and removal of encroachments if any at the earliest for the proposed road construction.  He said that work on road widening and other two patches should be complete by January ending.

Div Com also stressed on speedy work completion of under  construction administrative block. Instructions for work completion on Grid Station Khrew were also issued to ensure the project is completed by March to facilitate better power supply to the local industrial estate and adjoining areas.

During visit to Anantnag district, the Div Com inspected and assessed ongoing work process on multipurpose  Indoor and Outdoor Sports Stadiums, Emergency Landing Facility Bijbehra, Fruit and Vegetable Mandi Jablipora, Industrial Estate and Transit Accommodation Vessu, GMC Anantnag, Water Supply Schemes Brenty Batapora and Shangus.

Taking stock of the works, the Div Com emphasized on pace of work  is expedited to ensure  completion of all projects in time.
Calling upon providing better sports facilities to the youth in Anantnag, he directed concerned to construct a cycle and walking track adjacent to the inner road at Bijbehara stadium.
He said that land of Bijbehara has been always fertile in bringing up various sports personalities and special focus is being given on making all sports facilities available to the local youth.

Emphasizing on expanding the parking space, he said that construction work on Fruit and Vegetable Mandi shall be completed by next apple harvest season. Instruction on early completion of work on land facility at Bijbehra and other highway projects were also given to the concerned.

Inspecting the construction of residential structure at Transit Accommodation at Vessu, the Div Com stressed on speedy work completion on all underconstruction quarters for their early commissioning to the deserving. He also instructed concerned to ensure early vacation of an  building occupied by Panchs and Sarpanchs.

Div Com, who took assessment of civil and road  constructions at Industrial Estate Vessu, laid emphasized on work completion on Common Facility Centre.

At GMC Anantnag, Div Com inspected various blocks including Administration block and gave strict instructions that the work is completed within the deadline set as June- 2021. He also instructed concerned to constitute a joint team of officers for DPR preparations for the furnishing of the GMC Anantnag.
Later Div Com visited the Water Supply Schemes at Brenty Batapora and Shangus and emphasized on both projects are completed in time to supply potable water to all unconnected area.

During tour, various public delegations called upon the Div Com and raised their issues with him. After listening to their issues, the Div Com assured them that all their genuine demands shall be looked into and addressed on priority.

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.


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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.


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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.


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