Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today laid the foundation of Rs 52 crore worth road projects in Reasi district and directed the executing agencies to complete the projects in the stipulated time.
Mehbooba, who reached Reasi as part of her public outreach programme, laid the foundation of 160 metre pre-stressed concrete bridge over Jajjarnallah. The bridge would be constructed at a cost of Rs 20 crore on the Panthal-Jajjar road, an official spokesman said.
The chief minister laid the foundation of widening and upgradation of the road from Katra railway station to Nangal including construction of 60 metre span RCC bridge on the road.The project, with an estimated cost of Rs 15 crore, is expected to be completed within a year, the spokesman added.
The CM laid the foundation of widening and upgradation of Panthal-Jajjar road. The 13 kilometre road is expected to be completed by next year and would be costing Rs 17 crore, he further said.
Mehbooba impressed upon the executing agencies to stick to the completion schedule of these projects. She also inaugurated the newly constructed road from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University to Nangal which would benefit a huge population of catchment areas.
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