DC Gbl witnesses launching of arch truss girders on Wayil bridge
GANDERBAL: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal Shyambir on Saturday visited the site of Wayil Bridge where he witnessed the launching of arch truss girders.
Superintendent Engineer (R&B) department Division Ganderbal briefed the DC about the design and completion of work on the bridge. He informed that a two lane bridge is approved at the cost of Rs 23.79 crore under JTRF and after completion, the bridge will be first of its kind in the valley.
He further informed that the bridge has an arch type steel girder with well foundation design with span 110 meters and width 10.50 meters besides, length of approach roads is 330 meters.
The DC directed the executing agency to expedite the work progress so that it gets completed within a given timeline.
The DC congratulated the people of Ganderbal and said that the launching of arch truss is a historic moment and to construct a permanent concrete bridge over nallah Sindh near Wayil was a long pending demand.
He also complemented the executing agency for launching arch truss girders successfully in a short period of time adding that more such unique engineering development works will be taken up in the district.
Later, in DC Ganderbal visited an amnesty scheme camp held at Shuhama Ganderbal.
During the camp, the AEE PDD sub-division Ganderbal briefed him about the progress while the DC also took feedback from the people.
The camp was held in backdrop of a one-time amnesty scheme launched by the Government for domestic power consumers.
On the occasion, the DC interacted with the consumers and urged them to take maximum benefit of amnesty scheme of PDD.
Notably, under the scheme consumers shall have to pay only the principal amount and all surcharges shall be waived-off after successful payment of basic principal amount which they can pay in a maximum of 12 installments.
The DC impressed upon the AEE, PDD to raise awareness about the scheme so that all domestic consumers eligible for amnesty are able to take advantage of this scheme.