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NIT Srinagar holds BWC meeting

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Srinagar, June 26: The Srinagar National Institute of Technology (NIT) held a Building and Works Committee (BWC) meeting with the Ministry of Education on Saturday in which the committee recommended various projects for approval, including the construction of ‘a new health center on campus.

According to a statement released here, the meeting was virtually attended by DK Singh, Deputy Secretary, Integrated Finance Division (IFD), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

During the meeting, Singh was briefed on the work done at NIT Srinagar over the past year and new pending proposals and various other things were also discussed during the meeting.

On the occasion, NIT Srinagar Director, Professor RakeshSehgal, Director being the President of BWC, chaired the meeting and discussed the work carried out during the 2020-21 phase and other ongoing projects. The agenda for the meeting was presented by Registrar NIT Srinagar, Prof. Kaiser Bukhari and BWC Member Secretary.

Professor Sehgal said that for the 2021-2022 stage, they have a total budget of 1.5 crore in which some works are already shortlisted and new works are in the minor works category.

“The BWC approved the proposal for approval for the modernization of the high voltage laboratory of the electrical engineering department, the cover of the generator set, the workshop, the roof of the hydrobiology laboratory of the WRMC and other renovations in the departments. It has been decided that if the ministry approves funds for this work, it will be completed as a priority, â€he said.

The director of NIT Srinagar said that apart from these works, they are also planning to build another health center in NIT Srinagar, as the existing center is located in a low area adjacent to the sewer line of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA), which remains flooded. during the rainy seasons.

“There is a reflux of water due to the blockage of the sewer pipes in the premises of the health center, which leads to unsanitary conditions of the health center causing inconvenience to teachers, students and others”, did he declare.

NIT Director Srinagar also informed that their existing machines at the health center, including the x-ray plant, dental and physiotherapy section, are at risk due to the unhygienic condition of the health center. Now we are planning to build a new health center in a better location, â€he said.


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