Hailakandi, April 23: Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan on Sunday reviewed the status of schemes and projects of different departments. Reviewing the progress at the monthly District Development Committee meeting at the DC’s conference hall here, DC Khan directed the PWD (NH) to expedite the work of Katlicherra bypass and Dholeswari bypass along with Jamira-Gharmurah road. Khan pulled up the Executive Engineer for the tardy progress of the road projects and directed him to complete the works at the earliest. Khan directed the Executive Engineer to supervize the works and to initiate action against the contractors for dilly-dally.
The Deputy Commissioner cautioned that under no circumstances works on these projects may be further extended. The Deputy Commissioner, while reviewing the status of ongoing five numbers of PWD (Rural Roads), said that senior officers of the district administration would inspect the progress on May 1. Khan also asked the PWD (Buildings) to complete the construction of office of CO, Lala and Alfapur, Haj Bhavan and CHCs at Bilaipur and Kalunagar under CM’s Special Package. The Deputy Commissioner directed the Executive Engineer PHE Department to complete the building of individual household latrines to enable the administration to officially declare it as open defecation-free district. The Executive Engineer assured that the process would be completed within May 15. Khan also asked the PHED to expedite the mega World Bank funded piped water projects.
He asked the APDCL to hasten the process of electrification of six selected villages under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan by April 28. He announced that the chairman of APDCL might visit Hailakandi for reviewing the progress of rural electrification. The Deputy Commissioner directed the Superintendent of Taxes and DTO to enforce the ban on illegal plying of trucks and on overloading.