Rs 1.37 cr spent on upgradation of roads in Udhampur: Veeri

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/11/2017 6:17:24 PM

Minister for Public Works (Roads & Buildings), Abdul Rehman Veeri while replying to a Question by Dina Nath Bhagat in Legislative Assembly today said that Rs 1.37 crore has been spent on improvement/upgradation of Udhampur -Kaldi-Ghordi road, Mantalai-Dudu road, Jaganoo-Dhandal road and Kainthgali-Lander road in Udhampur district.
He further informed that proposals for further improvement/upgradation of Udhampur-Ghordi road from single lane to double lane and construction of Mantalai-Dudu road haven been submitted to Government of India for consideration and funding under Central Road Fund (CRF).
Regarding improvement/upgradation of Kainthgali to Landher road, the Minister said the said road has been approved at a cost of Rs 8.14 crore under NABARD and work is under progress. He further said that the DPR for construction of Jaganoo-Dhandyal road has been formulated for 5 km length at a cost of Rs 2.49 crore, but its approval is awaited.
R S Pathania and Dalip Singh Parihar raised the supplementary questions regarding the condition of road network in their respective constituencies and called for immediate repairs/upgradation of the same.
The Minister assured to examine the demands on priority.

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