Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed dismal over pace of development work going on in Bahu Fort circuit of Jammu city and directed the administration to at-least repair the  connecting before commencing Navratri, which to starring from September 26.

Speaking at a function in Jammu, the LG said that people have lot of faith in Bawe Wali Mata but it’s heartening to see the condition of approaching road towards such a prominent shrine.

He said issue of dilapidated condition of Bahu Fort road leading to Bawe Wali Mata Temple was brought to him by the members of civil society.

“I have talked to JMC Commissioner Rahul Yadav regarding development scenario of Bahu Fort circuit and got to know that it would take some time but I appealed the administration to kindly done some repair work and make road in commutable condition  before Navratri,” the Governor said.

“Take necessary action at the earliest so that the local people and devotees do not face difficulties,” the LG Sinha said.

He further instructed for the execution of allied work of entry gate and approach road of Bawe Wali Mata and approach road of Har Ki Pauri at a rapid pace.

The Lt Governor also took note of the slow and unorganized progress of various Smart city works going on in the Gandhi Nagar area, and directed the concerned officials to ensure that works are not executed in a piecemeal manner on any stretch.

He called upon Engineers and Project Managers to draw project strategies that are simple, realistic and utilitarian. Our basic intent about the Smart City projects should be to make Public Services and Urban Infrastructure Efficient.