Omar for removing Pantha-chowk traffic jam problem
Srinagar, Oct 25: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday reviewed the progress of work on 4-laning of Jammu-Srinagar Highway at a high level meeting in which officers of National Highway Authority of India presented details of the construction work under execution at various places on this prestigious highway project.
Taking brief on the progress of road length between Srinagar to Banihal, the Chief Minister directed for fast tracking measures to decongest Panthachowk and removing traffic jam problem there.
Omar Abdullah also stressed on removing bottlenecks on account of acquisition of land, payment of compensation and Pending cases in the courts. He said joint efforts need to be taken to ensure smooth progress on the construction of 4-lane National Highway from Lakhanpur to Srinagar.
He said completion of this road will not only help keep the highway open throughout their ensuring reduction in travel time but also help to generate more economic activities in the State.
The Chief Minister reviewed the status of progress on construction of tunnels between Qazigund and Banihal and between Chennai and Nashri on the National Highway.
The Minister for Revenue, Raman Bhalla, Minister of State for R&B Javaid Dar, Chief Secretary Madav Lal, Principal Secretaries B. B. Vyas, A. K. Agarwal, Commissioner Secretaries Tanveer Jehan, B A Runiyal, Ajaz Iqbal, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Asgar Samoon and others attended the meeting.
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