Chairs Dal lake preservation meet

JK News Today

Srinagar, April 19:

The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting of officers to review the preservation of Dal Lake.

During the meeting, the Div Com stressed for a sustained drive to remove all illegal encroachments including all illegal barbeque stalls from Boulevard and Foreshore road alongside the Dal.

The Div Com directed a joint team of concerned departments is constituted to carry out a sustained drive against these illegal stalls causing traffic jams and other nuisance alongside Dal banks.

He also directed the concerned to speed up beautification work inside Dal and catchment areas and submit a detailed action taken report on preservation, beautification and other related works executed and plans of works to be executed during current year. The Div Com directed concerned to ensure no unauthorized work is carried out and CCTV cameras are installed at all designated locations to keep check on illegal construction.

At the outset, the Div Com also reviewed the beautification works enforcement, traffic management, STPs, drainage and drainage related works.

Among others, the meeting was attended by Commissioner SMC, VC LAWDA, CE PWD, UEED, Director Floriculture, SSP Srinagar, SSP Traffic, JD G&M and DD Tourism.The Div Com directed concerned to ensure prompt disposal of NOCs, land acquisition process is completed with release of compensation to the land losers at the earliest.

At the outset, the Div Com also reviewed the status of various other projects including approach roads of Srinagar-Zojila and Kargil, Gulmarg- Baramulla Highway, Vailoo- Donipawa besides various other proposed road projects in Kashmir.