‘Mughal Road to be thrown open by mid year’
Jammu, Mar 22: The minister for roads and buildings, G M Saroori today said that the Mughal Road would be thrown open partially by middle of this year.
“The completion time, as per the agreement, signed with the Hindustan Construction Corporation Ltd, is March 2011. However, the road would be completely open for the vehicular traffic after its completion,” Saroori told Legislative Council.
He said the Mughal Road stands sanctioned at an estimated cost of Rs 639.85 crores under Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan.
The funds were being released by the Planning Commission through State Planning and Development Department and Rs 310.40 crores have been incurred so far on the project.
He said during the current financial year an amount of Rs 122.66 crores had been approved for its execution, against which an amount of Rs 61.83 crores had been incurred by ending February 2010.
He said an amount of Rs 84 lakh had been spent on Chingus Sarai by the State Archaeology Department, adding that another monument, Shahi Masjid at Nowshera, was also been looked after by the State Archaeology Department.
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