Ring Road for Jammu

Ring Road for Jammu

Jammu city is expanding and the government has started completing many development projects in this city under Smart City Mission.

Recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir while reviewing the functioning of R&B Department has asked the engineers to explore the possibility of Ring Road for Jammu

He asked R&B to stick to timelines regarding deliverables on the ground.

He during the review meeting asked the R&B Department to work within timelines for the road projects interconnecting the 2 divisions of the UT expedited for all weather smooth connectivity.

The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, PWD; PCCF; Commissioner Secretary, Forests; Commissioner Secretary, Revenue; Secretary PD&MD; Secretary, Transport; Divisional Commissioner, Jammu; DG Budget; RO NHAI, DCs of Jammu, Kathua, Udhampur and Samba.

Outstation based officers participated in the meeting through video conferencing.

He impressed upon the officers to complete the Semi-Ring Road for Jammu up to March next year and explore the possibility of Ring-Road around the city for the easement of commuters. He asked them to prepare a DPR for the same.

He stressed on the officers to prepare a DPR for Kathua-Bani-Sarthal-Bhadarwah-Doda Road without any delay. He told them that it is of great significance with respect to giving a boost to tourism in these areas. He directed for connecting it with both Jammu-Srinagar Highway and Sinthan-Kishtwar Road for its maximum utility.

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