DC inspects construction work on Ganpat Bridge, Court Complex

Deputy Commissioner, Bhupinder Kumar, today inspected the  construction work on Ganpat bridge and Court Complex Doda.

While inspecting the pace of work on  263 metre  Ganpat bridge over the river Chenab, the DC enquired about the status of work from the officers. He was informed that about 80% of the span width has been constructed and entire bridge along with the roads connecting the main highway will be completed by  March 2016.

Pertinent to mention here that the bridge to be constructed with an  estimated cost of Rs 35.71 crore  will shorten the exiting  distance between Doda and Jammu by almost 9km besides will provide the safe route to cross the Chenab.

Earlier, the DC also inspected the ongoing work on Court complex Doda which is expected to be completed by ending 2016. “The under construction three storey building to be constructed with Rs 17.78 crore   will house many courts”  said  DGM JKPCC while briefing the Deputy Commissioner.

Kumar also inspected the District Employment and counselling centre and District Information Centre and reviewed their functioning.

 The DC was accompanied by Chief Planning Officer,  Y.S Katoch, DGM JKPCC, M.L Thappa, District Information Officer, Anoop Kumar and engineers.