Administrator MC Kargil takes stock of various development works
Imteeaz Kacho calls for quality and time completion of works under various projects
Kargil, 21-Nov-2023: Administrator Municipal Committee Kargil and Joint Director Information UT Ladakh, Imteeaz kacho today inspected various on-going developmental works undertaken by Municipal Committee, Kargil. At the outset, he inspected the under-construction buliding of slaughter house and then the truck terminal at Kharul. At the slaughter house, he was informed by the Project Engineer, Northern Eco Earth Design, Khadim Hussain that the construction work is almost 90 % complete except for the deployment of machinery equipment. He furthur informed that the work has been executed under Special Development Package (SDP) at a cost of Rs.2.00 crore for the first phase and Rs.15.14 crore in respect of the second phase of construction. The project will be completed by July, 2024.
At the truck terminal, the Administrator was informed that the work is being executed under SDP by NHIDCL and that the total cost of the project is around Rs.62.00 crore. The terminal has parking space of around 215 trucks and would boast of other facilities like warehouse, dormatories, toilets, spaces for eatieries, admin block, etc. The official from NHIDCL informed that 15 % of the project has been executed so far and should be completed entirely by October,2024. He was assured that the entire team of the agency is working at a war footing to meet the stipulated timelines.
At the solid waste treatment plant near the airport, the in-charge official from 3R Management Limited, Kapil Patel informed the Administrator that the total cost of the solid waste management plant is Rs.14.32 crores and the construction work has been executed under SDP. He added that the construction work has almost been completed except for the flooring and machinery deployment. He further informed that the solid waste treatment plant will be made functional by June, 2024 if all goes well while adding that the over the first three-year period, the operation and maintenance of the plant will be taken care by the company itself.
ON the other hand, the Administrator directed officials of Municipal Committee to make functional the public shed near Iqbal Bridge and at other locations of the town for the convenience of public at the earliest. He was earlier informed that work on all the sheds have already been completed and that they need to be just handed over by the executing agency i.e. NHIDCL.
Meanwhile, the Administrator appreciated the sincere efforts put in by the Shafqat Ali Khan, Executive Officer, Municipal Committee and his team of officials as well as the Executing Agencies and their workfroce for putting in their best efforts and for doing a commendable job in their respective fields .He also advised the Executing Agencies to ensure usage of good quality material in construction works as per the prescribed guidelines and to complete the works well within the stipulated deadlines.