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Div Com inspects progress on Ring Road Project

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‘Works in full swing, expected to be complete within stipulated timeframe’

JAMMU, MARCH 03: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today conducted an extensive tour of Raya Morh(Samba), Sarore, Bishnah area and inspected the progress of work on Ring Road Project.

He was accompanied by, Sub Divisional Magistrate Vijaypur, concerned Tehsildars, besides Engineering wing of National Highway Authority of India and other concerned officers.

During the tour, the Div Com visited various sites including, Raya Morh the starting point of the Ring Road, Sarore, Bishnah and other locations and inquired about the progress of work there.

The NHAI officials briefed the Div Com about the present status of work on prestigious road project and also informed about future work plan. It was informed that work is in progress on all phases of the Ring Road Project.

It is pertinent to mention here that the 58.25 KM, 4 lane Ring Road will start from Raya Morh of Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Samba district and connect with Jagti on the Jammu Udhampur National Highway.

The phase 1 of the project has already been opened for public from Akhnoor Road to Kot Bhalwal.

The Div Com also reviewed the progress of land acquisition and disbursement of compensation. He was informed that land acquisition and disbursement of compensation amount has almost been completed. The Div Com directed the concerned clear all the compensation pending for the acquired land. He also directed the concerned officers to expedite the structural removal, tree felling works, if any pending for smooth execution of work on the project.

 The Div Com directed the NHAI officers to expedite the pace of work and emphasized on early completion of the road construction work on Km. -0+687 to Km. 10+000 connecting Raya Morh, Sarore, Bishnah and Kunjwani for its early commissioning. He also set targets for completing the various stretches of the Ring Road Project. He further asked the concerned officers to engage more men and machinery to speed up the work progress. He also instructed them to formulate weekly, monthly work completion plans.

Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner also visited Birpur area of Samba district and inspected various spots where the JDA has demarcated the state land. He visited various spots and the concerned officers apprised him of total state land available and demarcated so far in the area. The Div Com along with other officers visited the site of the land which has been proposed for science city.

The Divisional Commissioner directed the concerned officers to complete the demarcation work, where it is pending.

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