Div Com reviews progress of tunnels, highway projects; Stresses on fast tracking of construction work

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 22: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today directed the concerned departments and executing agencies to speed up the work on prestigious highway and tunnel projects in Kashmir division.

Dr Samoon said this while reviewing the progress of various projects during a high-level meeting here on Monday which was attended by officers of PHE, PDD, R&B, Beacon, NHAI, Jayank and other organizations.

The Deputy Commissioners of Ganderbal, Anantnag, Shopian, Kupwara, Kargil and Leh also attended the meeting through videoconferencing.

The Deputy Commissioner said that Rs 20 crore have already been dispersed among the affected people.

Regarding the Rs 9090 crore Zojila tunnel to be constructed by IRB Company, the meeting was informed that the ground work will start at the site within the next six months.

The Divisional Commissioner also took stock of Qazigund-Srinagar, Narbal double laning, Uri-Baramulla, Kokernag, Chowkibal-Tangdhar and other road projects. He asked the officials to work in synergy with other departments and contractors to speed up the pace of work on prestigious developmental projects.

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