Srinagar, Mar 14 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has asked the employees of the Valley to be prepared to work in two shifts on various identified schemes from April 15.
An official spokesman said today that Mr Azad asked Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Basharat Ahmed Dhar to immediately convene a meeting of all officials to chalk out the strategy for double shift work so that the earmarked funds were properly utilised for massive development of the Valley.
He said the vision of ''Khushaal (prosperous) Kashmir'' could be achieved by serious, devoted and dedicated work culture.
The Chief Minister chaired a high-level meeting here yesterday after his maiden visit to Gurez valley.
Mr Azad also directed for identifying schemes on which work would be carried out in two shifts. Initially, five schemes each would be identified in various infrastructure sectors such as Roads and Buildings, Public Health Engineering and Irrigation, he said.
He exhorted the officials and heads of departments to conduct field visits of far-flung areas such as Gurez to seek on the spot redressal of the problems confronting the people.
The Chief Minister also called for strengthening the monitoring mechanism in the state.
He also directed that the macadamisation work of the road from Dalgate to Hazratbal should start on April 12 in view of the approaching Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammad.
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