Jammu: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today reviewed the progress made on the sports projects executed by the J&K Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) here. The Advisor assessed the status of each of the project executed by the Corporation and fixed timeline for their completion.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Sports Council, Nuzhat Gul; Executive Director, JKPCC, ND Khawaja; engineers and other officers of the council.
Advisor Khan asked about the possible date of completion of each of the project and facilities to be provided in each of them. He also asked about the kind of infrastructure raised at each location. The Advisor directed for bringing weekly progress reports along with the latest photographs depicting the updated progress made on each of the project site.
Giving further directions the Advisor asked the indenting department to ensure that each of the facility raised by them have all the amenities available so that they could be useful under every circumstances. He asked them to make available the safe drinking water, washrooms, change rooms, parking facilities, approach roads and illumination of surroundings of each of the facility to make them fully functional and safe for players of both genders.
He asked them to make available the coaches of different games at these facilities so that players get benefitted from them. He asked them to create player-friendly facilities everywhere and draw a schedule of games to be played in the ensuing sports season.
The Secretary Sports Council informed the Advisor that there were some 10 multipurpose indoor sports halls under execution by the JKPCC out of them two at Rajouri and Reasi have already been completed and dedicated to public. She gave out that these are completed at an estimatd cost of Rs 4.00 crores each. She said that the ones at Poonch, Pulwama, Kishtwar, Shopian, Doda, Pattan and Ramban would be completed by September this year with many to be dedicated to public in the months to come.
The ED JKPCC informed the chair that best of the practices and designs have been used in creating these sports utilities. He said that each of the projects would be completed with all the requisite facilities and dedicated to public at an earliest within the timelines fixed.