Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday laid the foundation of some road projects here valuing Rs. 52 crore at Reasi.
The Spokesman said in a statement, Chief Minister laid the foundation of the 160-metre pre-stressed concrete bridge over Jajjarnallah. The bridge would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 20 crores on the Panthal-Jajjar road.
Mehbooba Mufti also laid the foundation of widening and upgradation of the road from Railway station Katra to Nangal including construction of 60-metre span RCC bridge on the road. The project is expected to cost Rs. 15 crore and is expected to be completed within a year.
The Chief Minister also 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.
Mehbooba Mufti on the occasion impressed upon the executing agencies to stick to the complete schedule of these projects and in no way let the deadlines spill over. She directed usage of quality material in the construction of these roads to ensure the durability of these roads.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the newly constructed road from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University to Nangal which would benefit a huge population of catchment areas.
Earlier in connection with her public outreach programme, the Chief Minister reached Reasi to convene a public grievances redressal camp which was continuing till the filing of this report.