Port Blair, July 12: The Ex Adhyaksha ZP, SA, Miss Mariyam Bibi recently met the Chief Engineer, APWD and requested him to take necessary steps to expedite the tendering process of work namely "Upgradation of mini stadium at Wimberlygunj" under RURBAN scheme. She informed that necessary Administrative Approval and Expenditure Sanction for an amount of Rs 2 crore was accorded by the competent authority and the file was sent to the APWD for further action.

She also highlighted the importance of this ground in rural area as this ground is being utilized for organizing important events such as sports tournament, cultural activities , disaster management drill, school annual day program, national integration camp etc.

Mariyam expressed her gratitude to the Chief Secretary for taking initiative in the development of various play fields under Ferrargunj Tehsil specially the upgradation of Mini Stadium at wimberlygunj and requested the CE to direct the concerned officials to expedite the process of tendering at the earliest .