Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting with DCs of border districts to review the progress on construction of bunkers along international border and other related issues in Jammu Division.
The Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the progress of works on under construction individual and community bunkers in their respective districts.
It was informed that a total of 5538 bunkers have been completed so far in the division including 5035 individual bunkers and 503 community bunkers.
It was informed that 1234 bunkers including community and individual bunkers have been completed in district samba, 918 in district Jammu, 1193 in district Kathua, 1744 in district Rajouri, 449 in district Poonch have been completed. They further informed that remaining bunkers are also under different stages of construction. The concerned officers informed about the number of bunkers at foundation level, superstructure level, and slab level.
The Div Com directed the DCs for monitoring the construction of bunkers and also directed the executing agencies to expedite the pace of work for timely completion of construction of individual and community bunkers at the earliest.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Samba Rohit Khajuria, Deputy Director Planning Chaman Lal, Chief Planning Officer Jammu, Joginder Katoch, besides executive engineers of executing agencies while Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rajouri, Poonch along with concerned officers attended the meeting through video conferencing.