Rs 82 cr being spent on Bye-Pass bridges

Wani directs executing agencies to speed up work

Srinagar, Jan 20: The Minister for Works, Abdul Majid Wani on Sunday inspected work on five major bridges on Bye-Pass road project coming up at a cost of Rs. 82.32 crore.
 The projects include Tengpora fly- over, Hyderpora, Chanapora, Padshahi Bagh and Lasjan bridges.
 The Minister was informed that Rs. 20.72 crore are being spent on Tengpora bridge, Rs. 34.84 crore on Hyderpora bridge, Rs. 8.97 crore on Chanapora Bye Pass bridge, Rs. 4.76 crore on Padshahi bridge and Rs. 13.21 crore on Lasjan bridge respectively.
 Besides, the Minister also inspected under-construction bridge near Convent School which is estimated at Rs. 9.90 crore.
 The Minister directed the engineers to complete all the projects in a stipulated time frame so that people in general are benefited.
 Meanwhile, Wani also monitored snow clearance operations in Srinagar and adjoining areas.
 The Minister also visited Dargah Hazratbal Shrine and took stock of arrangements made for Eid- Milad- un-Nabi (SAW) falling this month.
 The Minister also inspecting the reconstruction of Dastgeer Sahib (RA) Shrine at Khanyar. He directed the JKPCC engineers to ensure use of best possible resources to restore the building complex of the holy shrine in targeted time.
 The Minister also monitored snow clearance operations by Mechanical Engineering department and visited the provincial level control room established at Shalteng. The Minister was informed that the department has deployed 101 machines for snow clearance operations.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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