Governor reviews road connectivity to Katra, SMVDU

Governor reviews road connectivity to Katra, SMVDU

Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed the progress achieved in the construction of approach roads connecting Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University with NH-1A

Governor, N N Vohra today reviewed the status of construction of roads to connect Katra and SMVD University with the highway.

“Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed the progress achieved in the construction of approach roads connecting Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University with NH-1A at Jhajjar Manthal; upgradation of approach road from Railway Station Katra to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University via Nangal; and upgradation of approach road from the highway to Panthal via Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University”, an official spokesman said.

“The Governor stressed the need to ensure against delay in the time bound completion of these road projects as the same will adversely affect the functioning of important institutions like Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and the upcoming Multi-Speciality Hospital, both at Kakriyal, and the convenience of 9-10 million pilgrims who undertake Yatra to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine”, the spokesman said.

He said that after discussions Rohit Kansal, Commissioner Public Works and M.D JKPCC agreed to the deadlines by which all the roads under reference would be completed. Principal Secretary to Governor Mr. P.K. Tripathi shall be monitoring progress on fortnightly basis, he said.