UDHAMPUR – Additional Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Angrez Singh Rana today convened a meeting to discuss the modalities for shifting of utilities for carrying out four laning works on National Highway in Udhampur District,
During the meeting, threadbare discussions were held on various issues such as demolition of structures in Phangyal segment, shifting of utilities of EM&RE, STD & PHE, Demolition of 220 structures, transmission line tower, land acquisition at Jakhani, checking of overweight vehicles, broken medians and encroachments etc.
Project Director NHAI was asked to release the requisite amount within a weeks time in favour of concerned departments for shifting their respective utilities .It was decided that the Gammon India Ltd shall ensure the construction of culvert in first instance for shifting of utilities of PHE department.
NHAI authorities were asked to ensure expansion of Ban toll Plaza with more terminals to avoid traffic jamming and also to deploy adequate staff at the toll plaza for its smooth functioning .They were also asked to ensure that the surface of NH near bridges should be uniform and proper in order to avoid inconvenience to the commuters besides taking up immediate blacktopping and repair of road from Chenani to Nashri. He exhorted upon PD NHAI to lodge FIRs against those who had either broken the medians or encroached the national Highway in any form.
Meeting was attended by Project Director NHAI, M. T. Attrade, Joint Director Planning, Rakesh Jamwal, ASP M L Kaith, SDM Chenani D K Sharma, Project Director Gammon India ltd, Mishra, Xen’s PHE, STD, TLMD, EM &RE, Tehsildar Udhampur and Tehsildar Chenani.