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Date :6/2/2018
Press Release on 02 June 2018
Sh. Sat Paul Sharma, Hon’ble Minister for H&UDD reviewed the status of projects of Sewerage & Drainage under AMRUT.

A review meeting of Sewerage & Drainage Projects was held today under the Chairmanship of Sh. Sat Paul Sharma, Hon’ble Minister for Housing & Urban Development Department in presence of Hon’ble MLA Jammu East Sh. Rajesh Gupta wherein threadbare discussion was held on projects being undertaken under AMRUT & PMDP in Jammu City. Hon’ble Minister directed the Chief Engineer, J&K UEED and Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation to ensure the timely completion of the projects. There are three Nos. of Sewerage and 20 Nos. of Drainage Projects approved under AMRUT for Jammu City being executed with an estimated cost of Rs.126.00 Cr. Out of which all the 3 Nos. Sewerage Projects are in progress and 16 Drainage Projects are in progress and rest 4 No. are under process of tendering. Thereafter, Hon’ble Minister also inspected on spots where the ongoing projects are going on viz. 4 MLD Sewerage Treatment Plant at Rakh Raipur (Belicharana), Drainage Project Rehari Nallah passing along M.A Stadium / G.G.M Science College and Drainage Project Christian Graveyard. During the tour, the Hon’ble Minister for Housing & Urban Development directed the concerned authorities to put their concrete efforts for time bound completion of the projects so that better facilities could be provided to the residents of the City keeping in view the ensuing monsoon season, as these projects are very helpful in managing the situation arising out of monsoon season and also to achieve the goal of Swachh Bharat Mission an initiative taken by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. The Hon’ble Minister, H&UDD was accompanied by Sh. Rajesh Gupta Hon’ble MLA Jammu East, Sh. Ramesh Kumar IAS, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh. Mohd. Haneef Lone, Chief Engineer, J&K UEED, Sh. Rajesh Kumar Savan (KAS), Vice Chairman, Jammu Development Authority, Sh. Satinder Singh Rana, Superintending Engineer and other officers of the Department during the tour.