Ranchi, Nov. 26: Chief Minister Raghubar Das has directed the building construction department to complete all formalities for construction of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly and also commence construction at the earliest so that the building could be completed within the stipulated time of 3 years.
He said that laxity of any type will not be tolerated. He also directed to start construction of new Jharkhand Building on the 2803 square meter land allotted for the purpose in New Delhi. He said to complete all processes so that Dumka Secretariat building could be dedicated to people on the next Republic Day. He said it while reviewing the works of building construction department.
He also directed the building construction department to ensure a modern and well equipped guest house is constructed in Jharkhand so that VIPs from all over the world could feel comfortable during their visit to Jharkhand.
He was intimated by the building construction department officers that the construction of Jharkhand Court is in progress and Jharkhand State Building Construction Corporation has been constituted. The registration of the corporation is in process. A sum of Rs. 127.04 crore has been expensed against allotted Rs 250 crore in financial year 2015-16.
The secretariat buildings of Dalyonganj and Chaibasa will be completed within the timeframe. It was also stated that the construction of integrated check-posts at Raidih (Gumla), Gitilipi (Chaibasa) Chas (Bokaro), Dhulian (Pakur), Maithan ( Dhanbad), Chauparan (Hazaribag) , Muriromer ( Garhwa), Meghatari ( Koderma) and Hazaribag are targeted to be completed in 2016. Of the 2465 housed constructed by the building construction department, 1947 houses have been allotted and 518 houses are still unoccupied. As many as 475 such houses are dilapidated.
The CM directed the building construction department to prepare a database of constructed, allotted and vacant houses through e- governance so that the government can get any information regarding houses easily. He directed the department to build new houses in place of damaged houses.
Chief secretary Rajiv Gauba, development commissioner R S Poddar, principal secretary to the CM Sanjay Kumar and building construction department secretary K K Soan were present in the meeting.