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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is working on the ground for the all weather connectivity of roads and have to look for alternative roads also.

Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir held a review meeting regarding the different road projects including the semi ring road of Jammu.

He asked the officers that the condition of Sinthan-Kishtwar and Sonamarg Road should be maintained constantly.

He called for keeping ready the men and machinery for snow clearance of these roads for their least blocking during winters.

He made the Delhi-Katra Expressway corridor to have an interchange with the Srinagar-Jammu Highway so that people traveling on this Expressway could come out to this highway to proceed towards Srinagar. He called for expediting the work on Jaiswal Bridge for lessening the travel time on the highway.

He asked the authorities to improve the overall road surface of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway so that travel time is reduced to a maximum of 8 hours.

He told them to give daily reports about the trucks laid off on the Highway and the time for which these are made to halt there. He told them to declare the stretches of Jawahar Tunnel and Patnitop as part of National Highway so that these are maintained effectively.

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