SRINAGAR – The Deputy Commissioner(DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Thursday visited Bakshi Stadium and inspected progress of the ongoing renovation and upgradation works there that are at the final stage of completion.
Chief Planning Officer, Joint Commissioner, Works, SMC, Manager, Bakshi Stadium, Project Manager, NPCC, Chief Sanitation Officer, Executive Engineer City Drainage, Officers from PDD, JK Sports Council and other Departments accompanied the DC during the visit.
The Deputy Commissioner took a round of the Stadium and while inspecting the dewatering being carried out to drain out the accumulated water in the stadium caused due to heavy rains, the DC asked the City drainage Division to deploy additional dewatering pumps. On the occasion Executive Engineer City Drainage demonstrated the Drainage Network connectivity Plan and its implementation for the Stadium.
The DC also took stock of the upgradation works of power supply and asked the concerned to complete the works within the set timeline. He further asked them to ensure proper backup supply at the Stadium to tackle any unavoidable interruption in the main power supply.
Pertinent to mention that, Bakshi Stadium is one of the major Stadium in Srinagar City being built on the norms of FIFA with the facility of night sports has undergone massive renovation with execution of several upgradation works by the National Project Construction Corporation Limited at an estimated cost of Rs 40.85 crore.
The State of Art Sports facility has come up with central Funding and shall prove a game changer for the aspirational sports persons looking to make a mark at National/International level.