Govt committed to provide best road infrastructure to people of J&K : Jitender Singh

Lays foundation for upgradation road under CRF

GKNN
Kathua, Publish Date: Nov 20 2017 1:10AM | Updated Date: Nov 20 2017 1:10AM
Govt committed to provide best road infrastructure to people of J&K : Jitender SinghFile Photo

Union Minister of State in PMO and Development of North-Eastern, Dr Jitendra Singh today laid the foundation stone for up-gradation and improvement of Dayalachak to Katal village via Jandi road project falling under the Hiranagar Assembly segment.

 As per press statement, road to be constructed under Central Roads Fund (CRF) and is upgraded with the estimated cost of rupees 10 crore.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Jitendra Singh said, “We are committed to provide the best road infrastructure to the people of J&K”. 

“We are working on the widening of the existing roads, and in order to prevent loss of precious young lives in road accidents, our first priority is to improve and provide road connectivity to the far off places,” he said.

He further said that the road would help facilitate movement of commuters and would also lend a fillip to commercial activities in the area.

The union minister also stated that recruitment rallies for Military as well as Paramilitary Forces will soon be organized for border dwellers for which the proposal has already been submitted to the concerned quarters.

Dr Jitendar also highlighted several central welfare schemes whereas special stress was laid on SBM and urged all the stakeholders to synchronize their efforts in making J&K open defecation free(ODF).