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PUC inspects Jammu Cable Car Project, Sidhra Golf Course

Examines CAGs audit paras of JKTDC

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Jammu , 27 Mar 2018

The Committee on Public Undertakings (PUC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly under the Chairmanship of MLA, Sat Paul Sharma today conducted an extensive  inspection of State Cable Car Project at Bahu Fort-Mahamaya-Peerkhu and Sidhra Golf Club Jammu .Legislators, G M Saroori, Mohammad Khalil Bandh, Raja Manzoor Ahmed, Abdul Majid Larmi, Rajesh Gupta and Vikram Randhawa besides Special Secretary, Assembly, R L Sharma, Additional Secretary, Tourism, Gulzar Ahmed, Managing Director, JK Cable Car Corporation Limited, (JKCCCL) Shamim Ahmed Wani, General Manager, JK CCCL, Badrul Jamali Bhat, Secretary, Jammu Tawi Gold Course, Manav Gupta also accompanied the Committee during their visit to the spots.MD, JKCCCL assured the Committee that the  project would be completed  by July 2018. The Committee was also informed that the first trial on Bahu Fort to Mahamaya stretch will be conducted on  15th April next month.The Chairman of the Committee on the occasion said that the project shall  be a major tourist attraction and  will help boost the tourism sector in Jammu. The Chairman and members of the Committee also appreciated the Managing Director, JKSCCC and his team for progress on  the project.Meanwhile, the Committee also visited the Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC) and took stocks of its functioning. 

During the visit, the Committee asked the concerned authorities of Tourism, JKSCCC and JTGC to take necessary measures for better upkeep   and utilization of its assets and to augment the tourism related infrastructure.Earlier, the Committee also held a meeting here at meeting Hall Assembly Secretariat to examine the CAG’s Audit Paras pertaining to the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation Limited (JKTDC).The concerned officers  of JKTDC, Tourism Department apprised  the Committee about the action taken on  the directions given by  the Committee  in its previous meetings and also assured the Committee that the Corporation will take all necessary steps to clear all issues  in this regard.The Committee directed the concerned that  projects should be taken up after   getting requisite NOCs from Forest department and also to  work in synergy with forest department to complete all ongoing  projects as early as possible. The Committee also dropped some audit paras after receiving satisfactory reply from the Corporation.Deputy Accountant General, Audit, V K Bakshi also highlighted the observation pointed out by the CAG in its audit report and gave some suggestions for necessary action by the concerned. Among others, Director Finance, Lateef Ahmed, FA JKTDC, Yasir Sharif, General Manager, Operation, (J), Anju Gupta, other senior officers and officials of concerned department and Assembly Secretariat were also present in the meeting.


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