In Jammu and Kashmir, Principal Secretary Skill Development Department, (SDD) Dr Asgar Samoon today held a meeting with senior officers of SDD and executing agencies to discuss construction of office Complexes of JK Board of Technical Education (BOTE) at Srinagar and Jammu. Samoon directed the concerned authorities to make coordinated efforts for completing the construction of the complexes within the stipulated time frame and asked them to make construction in consonance with the functioning of the board. He urged them to include every facility for physically challenged and elderly along with students envisaged to visit the offices.
On the occasion a detailed presentation of the proposals for construction of BOTE office complexes at Srinagar and Jammu were presented by director SDD and it was informed that numbers of stories in office of Srinagar complex is (G4) with RCC framed structure with Green concept of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) or GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) rating. Pertinently the complex at summer capital Srinagar is coming at Bemina bypass Srinagar at an estimated cost of Rs 582 lakh. Whereas the complex office at Jammu is (G4) with a total estimated cost of Rs 531.56 lakh at Bikram Chowk. The proposed building complexes are based on Green concepts of LEED Rating for making the complexes ‘Energy Efficient’.