Deputy CM inspects multi-tier parking and solid waste management projects in Leh Reach Ladakh Corres

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent LEH, Jun 14, 2017
 Construction site of multi-tier parking facility and ongoing initial works for Solid Waste Management Plant was inspected by Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy CM, J&K on May 20 in Leh.

The parking facility is carried under AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) and Solid Waste Management Plant in Skampari under Leh beautification project.

Chering Dorje, Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperative, Dr. Sonam Dawa, CEC, Leh Executive Councilors, DC, Leh Prasanna Ramaswamy G and engineers were also present. 

It was informed that the multi-tier parking with a total estimated cost of 26 crores will hold a capacity of 263 cars. The tender has already been flouted and the Kinetix Company has been engaged as a consultant agency for all the projects in Leh under AMRUT. 
For earliest completion of this much-awaited project, Dr. Nirmal directed DC Leh for the earliest demolition of all the buildings from the site and also to ensure time bound completion of the facility. 

While inspecting the initial works of Solid Waste Management system of Leh Town across the mountain of Skampari Leh, Dr. Nirmal and Minister Dorjey observed that besides completion of approach road and 2 Nos of Trench executed by Construction Division, no progress was achieved at the site.

Inquiring about the reasons for the delay in installation of In-Vessel Composed Plant at the site from the engineers of WAPCOS Ltd engaged for the project, Dy. CM and Minister Dorjey directed DC Leh to take written dateline statement from the CMD of WAPCOS for earliest completion of this project and impose the penalty as per the agreement if they are unable to achieve the target.

While reviewing the progress of ongoing earth excavation works for sewerage and drinking water projects under Leh beautification projects in a meeting, Exn PHE Leh assured Dy. CM that all the excavation works in Leh town will be completed by the mid-June 2017 and handed over to R&B and Construction Division for blacktopping of the roads. 

To ensure speedy progress, CEC Dr. Dawa directed EC Works Dorjey Motup and Executive Engineers for continuous monitoring of the projects and update him accordingly.