Ludhiana, April 8
The Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Pradeep Kumar Sabharwal, today exhorted officials of all ranks in the Building and Roads (B&R) branch as well as operations and maintenance (O&M) branches to complete all ongoing works under the Phase-II of the Urban Environment Improvement Programme (UEIP) strictly in accordance with given time-frame.
In a high-level review meeting with officials to assess the progress of around 272 works scheduled to be undertaken under the second phase of the UEIP at an estimated cost of Rs 132 crore, he said 21 projects being executed by the O&M branch worth Rs3.5 crore. These would be completed by September 30 this year. Around 250 odd projects under the charge of Building and Roads branch were expected to get completed by June end this year.
The Municipal Corporation chief commended the work done by officials of both the branches under the Phase 1 of the UEIP when 11 projects of O&M branch (cost Rs 3.5 crore) and 67 of B&R (cost Rs 26.5 crore) were executed.
He stressed on the need for strict quality control both in terms of material used and workmanship of all works to be executed under the Phase 2 of the Urban Environment Improvement Programme which basically comprise of laying new sewer and water supply pipes, construction and carpeting of roads and streets, creation/improvement of urban infrastructure and efficient service delivery systems.