JAMMU OCTOBER 01 – National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Project Director R P Singh today called on Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh to discuss the issues regarding the ongoing development works on national highways in the state.
The Deputy CM reviewed the feasibility of Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Express Highway, repair of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Lakhanpur-Udhampur National Highway.
The Project Director NHAI apprised the Deputy Chief Minister about projects for construction of green highways.
The Deputy Chief Minister was also apprised about the status of Dyalachak-Challan (Ramkot) Highway, ongoing works on Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch highway and Udhampur-Ramban-Banihal, Chenani-Nashri tunnel.
He stressed for early execution of necessary works in a stipulated time frame as road network is the lifeline of economy of the state.