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Sunil Sharma directs for immediate repairs on Udhampur-Chenani road

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Jammu , 12 Dec 2017

Minister of State for Transport and Revenue, Sunil Kumar Sharma, today asked the concerned agencies to take up immediate repairs of Udhampur-Chenani road.The Minister passed these directions in an emergency meeting convened here today with the concerned agencies which was among others attended by SE, R&B Udhampur, Executive Engineer, R&B Udhampur, Regional Officer of NHAI and representative of Gammon India Co Ltd.

Taking cognizance of the dilapidated condition of Udhampur-Chenani road, which is in state of abject disrepair with multiple potholes as a result of ongoing 4 laning of the road, the Minister directed the executing agency, Gammon India Ltd to immediately address the issue and repair the road at the earliest, so that the passengers may not suffer.

He said that the Udhampur-Chenani road has major traffic flow and with winter conditions, may become treacherous. He impressed upon all concerned to expedite these works so as to avoid accidents and make road safe to travel on in the prevailing weather conditions.The Gammon India Co. Ltd. representative assured that they are in the process of initiating works on priority.During the meeting, the Minister enquired the Regional Officer, NHAI about the issue of repairing of old Kud Road.The Minister was informed that Rs.14 Crore have been allotted for the same and work will start soon.

 

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