MIRPUR (AJK) - A major breakthrough for the promotion of healthy journalistic activities is awaited in Azad Jammu Kashmir through first-ever Rs25 million Grand Media Centre at the under-construction New Mirpur Garden City for the rehabilitation of the ongoing raising of Mangla Dam, official sources said. A piece of 17 kanals of land has been reserved for the project meant for additional families in New Mirpur Garden city following the exceptional interest taken by General Manager Mangla Dam Raising Project, Wapda Rasheed Ali Bangash. The sources continued that 12 kanals of land has been reserved for the proposed Kashmir Media Centre, whereas rest of five kanals of land has been reserved for the construction of the building of Divisional Directorate Public Relations (Information) Dept. The sources said that PC-I of the grand Media Centre at New Mirpur city has yet been inked over the idea placed before local Wapda authorities by Kashmir Press Clubs President Syed Abid Hussain and senior journalists Muhammad Maqsood and Zaheer Jiraal and Deputy Director Information Mirpur division, Azher Iqbal. They said that four kanals land each has also been reserved for the construction of Press Club building at the sites reserved for additional families of Mangla Dam affectees in the under-construction small towns at Islamgarh, Chakswari and Dadayal Towns in this district. Besides, a colony with the cost of Rs10billion for additional families of Mangla Dam affectees in New Mirpur city over 23,000 kanals is being constructed by Wapda. The sources said that the media centre in new Mirpur city and the press club buildings at other aforesaid small towns will be furnished with latest infrastructure to facilitate the local journalists for performance of their professional duties for the national print and electronic media. The GM Wapda Rasheed Bangash told the journalists delegation that Wapda was constructing over 66 buildings of public utilisation for the govt in New Mirpur city.