Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today visited Samba and reviewed the status of works under various ongoing schemes in the district.

Advisor Bhatnagar reviewed construction work on additional OPD block at district hospital, Samba which is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.1025.65 lakh.

It was informed in the meeting that the date of completion of the project has been extended due to COVID pandemic and now it has been planned to be completed by March 2021. It was also apprised that the basement has been completed, ground floor slab has been laid, first floor columns are completed while brick work of ground floor and slab shuttering is in progress.

While reviewing construction of approach road and underpass for AIIMS under CRF, he was informed that project having 6 km length included a cost of Rs. 1988.00 lakh.

Later, Advisor Bhatnagar visited Vijaypur and reviewed progress achieved under widening of existing Raya Morh, Raya Suchani Mandal Link Road (Central University) under CRF. The details of the project included 8.50 km length costing Rs. 2000 lakh amount.

Advisor Bhatnagar laid emphasis on maintaining quality of the projects besides ensuring proper utilisation of resources and strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs and guidelines.

SSP Shakti Pathak, ACR Jitender Mishra, CMO, Rajinder Samyal, Executive Engineer PWD Rakesh Abrol besides other district officers were present on the occasion.