Jammu, Might 28:
Jammu and Kashmir Authorities’s tall claims of selling sports activities on precedence with world class infrastructure seems to have virtually fallen flat as even after 5 years of its launch, work on 11 indoor sports activities complexes, renovation-cum upgradation of few and water sports activities centre at Ranjit Sagar Dam sanctioned below Prime Minister’s Growth Package deal (PMDP) continues to be in progress throughout the Union Territory.
The Union Ministry of Youth Providers and Sports activities in 2016 had introduced multi-utility indoor stadiums to all of the 22 districts of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir to groom sports activities expertise among the many youth.
Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 was bifurcated into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh after which J&Okay received 20 indoor complexes below PMDP and two went to the UT of Ladakh.
In a reply to the RTI (accessed by UNI) in opposition to an utility filed by the activist Raman Sharma, Jammu and Kashmir Sports activities Council has admitted that the work on 11 indoor sports activities complexes is in progress (‘incomplete’), renovation and upgradation of growth of sports activities infra at Bakshi Stadium, Srinagar whereas Water Sports activities Centre at Ranjit Sagar Dam, Basholi are additionally incomplete.
In keeping with the RTI reply, in Jammu Division, out of 10 sanctioned indoor complexes, 5 are incomplete whereas sports activities stadium upgradation at Udhampur has been accomplished besides pavilion constructing.
Particulars of allotted Sports activities Halls with sanctioned and expenditure quantities respectively:
In Jammu, for renovation, upgradation and growth of sports activities infrastructure at Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu, sanctioned quantity was Rs 40 crores however the expenditure was Rs 43.80 crores (accomplished), for Multipurpose Indoor Sports activities Corridor at Bhagwati Nagar, Jammu, (sanctioned: Rs 4 crores, expenditure: Rs 3.99 crores, accomplished).
Samba: (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.85 cr, accomplished), Kathua: Sports activities Corridor at tehsil Billawar, (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.94 cr, accomplished) whereas work on Growth of Water Sports activities Centre at Ranjit Sagar Dam, Basholi for which sanctioned quantity of Rs 3 crores and the expenditure was Rs 0.3214 crores, continues to be in progress.
Udhampur: Sports activities Corridor at Ramnagar (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.98 cr, accomplished) and for upgradation of District Sports activities Stadium, (Rs 10 cr, Rs 3.55 cr (the construction is asserted accomplished besides Pavilion Constructing).
Rajouri: (Koteranka: Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.82 cr, accomplished) whereas for upgradation of sports activities stadium, Rs 2 cr was sanctioned and the cash spent was Rs 1.57 cr, accomplished).
Poonch: (Mandi, Rs 4 cr, Rs 2.23 cr, work in progress) and for upgradation of sports activities stadium, sanctioned quantity was Rs 2 cr, expenditure: Rs 1.67 cr, accomplished).
Kishtwar: (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.28 cr, work in progress), Ramban: (Gool: Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.28 cr, work in progress), Doda: (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.28 cr, work in progress).
Nonetheless, for furnishings gear, coaches, trainers, Rs 5.37 cr (sanctioned) and Rs 1.60 cr was the expenditure.
“The overall funds sanctioned had been Rs 200 crores out of which the full expenditure price was Rs 164.0306 crores,” an official mentioned.
The overall Funds launched by the Ministry of Youth Providers and Sports activities, Authorities of India until date for the PMDP initiatives is Rs 175.05 crores, he mentioned.
Out of complete expenditure incurred of Rs 163.03 crores, the funds out there below PMDP was Rs 11.02 crores, the official added.
Nonetheless, consultancy costs had been Rs 1.063 lakhs, inauguration bills had been Rs 2.316 lakhs and expenditure for withdrawn initiatives was Rs 5.569 lakhs.
On April 22, 2021, Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Farooq Khan, who can be in-charge youth providers and sports activities, directed the officers to deliver weekly progress report on updation made on ongoing developmental initiatives.
Secretary J&Okay Sports activities Council, Nuzhat Gul knowledgeable the Advisor that there have been some 10 multipurpose indoor sports activities halls below execution by the JKPCC out of them two at Rajouri and Reasi have already been accomplished and devoted to the general public.
She mentioned that those at Poonch, Pulwama, Kishtwar, Shopian, Doda, Pattan and Ramban could be accomplished by September this 12 months with many to be devoted to the general public within the months to come back.
Equally within the Kashmir Division, in District Srinagar, for renovation, upgradation and growth of sports activities infrastructure at Bakshi Stadium, Srinagar, sanctioned quantity was Rs 44 cr and the expenditure was Rs 32.68 cr and the work is in progress.
Different particulars of allotted Sports activities Halls with sanctioned and expenditure quantities respectively:
Illahibagh, Srinagar (Rs 4 cr, Rs 0.8 crores, work in progress), Water Sports activities Centre at Nehru Park, Srinagar Rs 3 cr, Rs 2.9 cr, accomplished), for lighting at Gani Memorial Stadium, Srinagar, Rs 1.29 cr, Rs 1.23 cr, accomplished) and for lighting at TRC Floor, Srinagar, (Rs 1.34 cr, Rs 1.34 cr, accomplished), District Budgam (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3 cr work in progress), Ganderbal (Sehpora) (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.66 cr, accomplished), Baramulla: (Mirgund, Pattan: Rs 4 cr, 3.82 cr, work in progress),
Bandipora (Shadipora, Sumbal: Rs 4 cr, Rs 5.06 cr, accomplished), Kupwara: (Handwara: Rs 4 cr, Rs One cr, work in progress), Pulwama: (Tral: Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.53 cr, accomplished), Rajpora, Pulwama (Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.82 cr, work in progress).
Anantnag: (Bijbehara: Rs 4 cr, Rs 3.34 cr, accomplished), Shopian: Rs 4 cr, Rs 2.84 cr, work in progress) and Kulgam: (Qaimoh: Rs 4 cr, Rs 2.68 cr, work in progress).
In October final 12 months, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, who can be President of the J&Okay Sports activities Council, gave sanction to Rs 200 cr below PMDP for upgradation of sports activities infrastructure and encouragement of budding expertise within the subject at an occasion in Rajouri district. (UNI)