Katra-Reasi road taken over by R&B Department: Altaf Bukhari

Minister for R&B, Syed Altaf Ahmed Bukhari today informed the House that the road from Katra to Reasi NH-144 (Length 26.50 kms) has been taken over by R&B Department from BRO for its improvement and upgradation during in May 2015. The present status of the road is B.T.  = 14 kms, DBM = 10.00 kms and F.W. = 2.50 kms. The portion of road from Katra to Reasi is in good condition except for 2.50 kms stretch. The Expression of Interest for its improvement and upgradation from Katra – Reasi – Pouni has been invited for 2nd time. The Estimates for improvement and upgradation of road from Katra to Aghar Jitto, Aghar Jitto to Nau – Devian  and Nau – Devian to Reasi have been submitted to the MORT&H at a cost of  Rs. 9.42 Crores, Rs 4.86 Crores and Rs. 16.41 Crores respectively for sanction. As soon as the jobs are sanctioned, the work will be taken up immediately.

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