Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta and Union Secretary, Ministry of Road, Transport & High-ways, Giridhar Aramane, today reviewed the im-plementation of road sector projects in Jammu and Kashmir under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) at a high-level meeting.
During the meeting, it was observed that sub-stantial progress has been achieved in the widening of National Highway-44, including in the comple-tion of Chenani-Nashri and Qazigund-Banihal sec-tions on the highway, an official handout said.
It was observed that the remaining works on Udhampur-Ramban section, Ramban-Banihal sec-tion and Srinagar-Banihal section are also going on in full swing and are expected to be completed in the next year.
It was informed that works on Baramulla- Gul-marg road are in full swing and are likely to be completed by April 2022.
Similarly, works on Jammu semi-ring road and Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch road have been acceler-ated and are expected to be completed in March 2022, and March 2024, respectively.— GK