Jammu: Keeping in view of providing basic amenities to the masses of Jammu West at their doorsteps, Former Minister Sat Sharma (CA) started construction works of deep drains(Nullah) from Bhagwati Nagar area of Ward 14. Accompanied by Corporator of Ward 14 Pramod Kapahi and District President Ayodhya Gupta, Sharma started the works in the presence of a large number of people including officials of UEED (Urban Environmental Engineering Department) locals and political activists of the area.
Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that the work for construction of this Deep Drain was already in progress which started few days back from “AAPKA DAWA BAZAR”, Canal Road and works went through the road connecting Guest House. He said today the works for the same have been started from Bhagwati Nagar area and construction will be done up to STP (Sewerage Treatment Plant), Bhagwati Nagar.
He stated that the approximate length of construction of this Deep Drain project will be 2800 metres and a total cost of Rupees 5.20 crores will be spent on the same. He also stated that this was a long pending demand of locals and due to implementation of Code of Conduct in Municipal Elections, the works had to be stopped, but now keeping in view the sentiments of thousands of inhabitants in the area, the works are taken up in order to avoid public distress.
Pramod Kapahi appreciated the efforts of Former MLA of Jammu West Assembly segment with whose efforts the works of these Deep drains got sanctioned and he also stated that after the construction of such deep drain in the area, the inhabitants of the ward will get a major relief and it will also add to the ‘Swach Bharat Mission’ of our Prime Minister who is working hard to make our nation “CLEAN AND GREEN”.
AEE UEED Anil Sharma, JE Sunil Gupta, JE Sorab, Asha Rani, Darshan Lal, Santosh Devi, Sahil Sharma and several others were also present.