Road connectivity is a top priority for the government of Jammu and Kashmir and under different central schemes in the rural areas the roads are being laid in order to bring real change in the socio economic conditions of the people.
Recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir held a review meeting in order to get the feedback from the concerned wings about the road connectivity projects in the rural areas.
He said that the road to every village will be a reality soon while he directed PWD to hasten work execution to meet annual targets.
He directed the Public Works (R&B) Department to speed up execution of works under Capex, CSS and PMGSY to make the road to every village in J&K a reality.
He made this observation in the course of a review meeting on the functioning of the department, which was attended by the Principal Secretary, PWD and other senior officers of the department.
He asked the department to ensure that the target of 1750 KM road length under PMGSY III is achieved during the next year.
He laid emphasis on enhancing connectivity in the border villages including for border guarding forces and directed that all the border posts in J&K should be connected with the roads during the next year.
In his presentation on Capex, Principal Secretary, PWD, Shailendra Kumar informed that the department has spent 52 % of the funds released as on December,2021, which represents a 22 % increase in expenditure over the same period during the last year.