Jammu, April 18 (Scoop News) – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today gave nod to the construction of a new state-of-art Legislative Complex at Jammu estimated to cost over Rs. 100 crores.
“Finalize the DPR and clear decks within next 60 days so that the foundation of the complex is laid by the end of June this year to complete the work within next three years”, the Chief Minister fixed the time schedule and told the Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), to incorporate all facilities in the DRP taking a holistic view of the present and futuristic requirements.
The Chief Minister said that the shortage of space and other impediments in the present Legislative Complex at
Omar Abdullah directed the project implementing agency JKPCC to formulate a concrete work schedule for the completion of the project taking care of all aspects of proper housing of the two Houses, their secretariats, central hall, galleries, library and other disciplines.
The Chief Minister approved the project at a meeting attended by Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Minister for Law and Justice, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Minister of State for Law and Rural Development, Ajaz Ahmad Khan, Political Advisor to the Chief Minister, Devender Singh Rana, Principal Secretary Home, B. R. Sharma, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Principal Secretary R&B, K. B. Agarwal, Commissioner Secretary General Administrative Department, M. S. Khan, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Pawan Kotwal, Law Secretary, G. H. Tantray, Secretary Legislative Assembly, Mohammad Ramzan, Secretary Legislative Council, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Chief Engineer R&B and other senior officers.
In a PowerPoint presentation the Managing Director, JKPCC, Tahseen Mustafa explained the concept design of the new Legislative Complex giving details about the accommodation and other facilities in the proposed complex.