GK-IMPACT | R&B repairs Handwara’s Chopan Mohalla Road

Rs 75 lakh proposal for macadamisation sent for administrative approval: Official
Junior Engineer of R&B Handwara Division Parviz Ahmad said that the road had been repaired.
Junior Engineer of R&B Handwara Division Parviz Ahmad said that the road had been repaired.Author

Kupwara: Days after  carried a news report ‘Dilapidated road condition irks Rajwar villagers’, the Roads and Buildings (R&B) Department started repairing the road, bringing respite to the residents.

“We used to suffer a lot due to the dilapidated road conditions. We brought this issue to the notice of the concerned department numerous times but to no avail,” said Mushtaq Ahmad, a local. “After the news was published in , the officials of R&B arrived here to get a firsthand experience.”

Junior Engineer of R&B Handwara Division Parviz Ahmad said that the road had been repaired.

“We carried out filling and leveling on the entire road,” he said. “We have forwarded a Rs 75 lakh proposal to the higher ups regarding the upgradation and macadamisation of this road. After getting the administrative approval, work on the road will be started.”

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