Lieutenant Governor (LG), Manoj Sinha Tuesday took a comprehensive review of the progress achieved under PMGSY in a meeting at Raj Bhavan here.
BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary, Public Works (R&B) and other senior officers attended the meeting.
Stressing on the need to upgrade and expand intra-road connectivity, the LG urged the officers to ensure quality standards in road construction with climate-resilient construction so that roads can withstand the vagaries of climate.
He observed that the government was working with an agenda of equitable development to ensure welfare of every section of society and called for laying special focus on upgrading and improving road connectivity.
The LG asked Principal Secretary, Public Works (R&B) to submit a proposal for achieving pot-hole free main roads across the UT. He sought a detailed report of schemes yet to be completed and directed for their completion in a time-bound manner.
Kumar gave a detailed briefing of the progress on different roads, besides informing about the total length achieved so far and future work plan. The LG was informed that J&K was the best performing among states and UTs for 2020-21 with a total 745 km length completed connecting 21 habitations in about 70 available working days.