There is a lot of monitoring and emphasis on the major infrastructure projects in Jammu and Kashmir including those of roads. The J & K administration has been able to get the funds from the central government to complete important road projects and they are trying to complete these projects within the timeline.
When these road projects are completed, it will revolutionize connectivity, bringing economic prosperity across J&K.
The core objective of J&K administration behind such projects is access to economic, social services with generation of productive employment opportunities for the common people here.
The road projects being executed across the length and breadth of Jammu and Kashmir are revolutionizing connectivity and bringing economic prosperity across the UT.
With the construction of new roads, the travel time from Jammu to Kishtwar has been reduced from 7.5 hrs to 5hrs and travel time from Jammu to Srinagar has been reduced from 7-12 hours to 5.5 hours for LMVs. Similarly travel time from Srinagar to Gulmarg has been reduced from 3 hours to 1.5 hours and layover of Trucks reduced from 24-72 hours to 12 hours.
The statistics are reflecting that macadamization is being done at record level with average road macadamization in J&K increased to 20.6 km per day in the last three years as compared to 6.54 km per day before 2019, which reflects the progressing development happening here.