Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today said that summer capital Srinagar will be developed on modern lines. He said various developmental projects are underway across the city which will provide modern facilities to the inhabitants.
The divisional commissioner made these remarks while chairing a high-level meeting with senior officers to review the ongoing developmental activities across the city especially in parts of old city.
Threadbare discussion were held regarding the widening of Syed Meerak Shah road, establishment of Fire and Emergency Station at Maharaj Gunj, central cemetery at Malkha (Naagar Nagar project), expansions of Bone & Joint, JLNM and other Hospitals, development of sports fields, widening of Boulevard road, expansion of Peer Dastgeer Sahib and Naqashband Sahib Shrines, renovation work of Historical Budshah tomb and other developmental projects which are underway across the capital city.
Div Com directed all concerned officers to expedite the pace of developmental works and complete it on a stipulated timeline.
Addressing the officers, the divisional commissioner stressed for intensifying the developmental activities in the focused areas particularly improvement and up-gradation in existing infrastructure in health and other important sectors, sanitation and proper drainage facilities, establishment of de-addiction centre, engaging youth in sports and other related activities.
Focusing on proper sanitation arrangements, the divisional commissioner directed SMC to ensure regular cleanliness and deployment of adequate staff in down town areas besides ensuring regular collection of garbage early morning on daily basis and complete all developmental projects in a time bound manner.
Discussion was also held on improving drainage facilities by taking up new projects and completion of ongoing drainage works besides storm drainage projects and de-slitting work. Stress was also laid on improving healthcare services for the benefit of people by providing better services at all health centers and hospitals located in parts of Down townHe asked Director Health Services to ensure 24×7 presence of doctors and paramedic staff at the health institutions and to take stern action against those not taking their job seriously.
The police department informed that a de-addiction centre at Eidgah will starts functioning from next year.