Rs 1.5 cr released for Jatti Bridge: Wani
Funds to be released regularly for timely completion
5 Dariya News (Anubhav Suri)
Srinagar , 11 Oct 2013
Minister for R&B, Abdul Majid Wani in reply to a discussion under Rule 51(1) raised by Mr. G. N. Monga regarding construction of Jatti Bridge Baramulla, said that out of the Rs 3 crore amount, announced by the Chief Minister in June this year for resuming the work on the said bridge, the Planning and Development Department has already released Rs. 1.5 crore and the construction work on the bridge has been resumed in the month of August.Underscoring the need for early completion of the Jatti Bridge, Mr Wani said that with the construction of the bridge major chunk of the traffic including Army Convoys currently passing through the Towns central chowk resulting in frequent traffic jams will pass through this bye-pass route and relieve pressure on the existing route. He said executing agency has been asked to construct the bridge on fast-track basis adding that as announced by the Chief Minister, funds will be released at regular intervals to complete the project.