Srinagar, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday appealed people to cooperate with the government in its agenda of working on twin path of development and dialogue. She regretted that much of the working season this year got unfortunately wasted but vowed that the lost time would be made up and the developmental process would be expedited.
This she said while interacting with people after inaugurating the new building of government College of physical education at Gadoora, Ganderbal.
Built at a cost of Rs. 30.39 crore, the college campus as per the statement is spread over 210 kanals. The double storeyed complex houses an Administrative block, Computer Laboratory, Library hall, five Lecture halls, Museum, indoor and outdoor stadia, hostels, Fitness cum gym centre besides several sports fields and other allied facilities.
The college is equipped with latest equipment and infrastructure to train youth in sports.
Mehbooba visited the campus interacted with the students and congratulated them on getting the new college building. She impressed upon them to take sports education seriously and earn a name in it.
Later, Mehbooba along with senior ministers inaugurated a single lane 72 metre long bridge at Fatehpora constructed by R& B Department at a cost of Rs. 4.68 crore.
She also laid the foundation stone of government college of engineering & technology at Safapora.
To be constructed at a cost of Rs. 26 crore, the college, spread over 68 kanals of land, would have five academic blocks besides separate units for administration, laboratory, computer block, library, workshops etc. The college would be completed by 2019, said the spokesman.
Minister for R&B and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri; Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar; Minister for Technical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari; MLA, Ganderbal, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar and other senior officers were present on these occasions.