Ansari directs pacing up work on girls’ hostels under PMDP


SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Minister for Higher Education, Technical Education and Information Technology, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, today reviewed the work on girls’ hostels being constructed in various areas of the State under Prime Ministers Development Package (PMDP).

The Minister directed the executing agency Jammu and Kashmir Housing Board to speed up the work on the hostels on priority and added that he would be personally monitoring the quality and pace of the works. He asked them to redouble their efforts to meet the set deadline.

He also directed the concerned agency to devise a proper work plan so that students don’t face further difficulties in availing the hostel facilities.

The seven girls hostels are being constructed at GDC Bemina, GDC for Women, Kupwara, GDC for Women, Pulwama, GDC Kargil, GDC Paloura, GDC Rajouri, and GDC Thatri at an estimated cost of Rs 50 crore.

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education, Technical Education, Youth Service and Sports, Javed Ahmad Khan, officials from J&K Housing Board and other concerned attended the meeting.