JK CM approves Ring Roads for Srinagar, Jammu
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 09/25/2012 at 5:33AM
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Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News) - JK Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday gave nod to the construction of Srinagar and Jammu Ring Roads to decongest traffic and provide alternate communication for commuters taking care up to the year 2042.
Approving the prestigious and most required duo projects involving an expenditure of abut Rs. 3000 crores at a meeting of high level officers of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and Jammu and Kashmir State R&B Department here, the Chief Minister directed the NHAI executing agency for the projects to formulate the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) and put up the proposals to the R&B Department for finalization.
The proposed Ring Road project for Srinagar will start at Galander and meet the National at Narbal Junction in its Phase-I. The road will be 4-lane with 6-lane future projection. Under the Phase-II of the project, a two-way road will start at Narbal and meet the
The project is likely to cost Rs. 1195 crores in Phase-I and Rs. 448 crores in the Phase-II. The road length in the Phase-I will be 34.72 kilometers and in the Phase-II, 27.2 kilometers. There will be a
The Chief Minister said that the projects should keep room for widening from 4-lanes to 6-lanes and from 2-lanes to 4-lanes to cater to futuristic needs.
Under the Package-I the road length from
The Chief Minister said that creation of better communication facility in the cities, towns and rural areas has been focused in the development policy by his government and all avenues are being explored to upgrade road communication facilities for better traffic management and commuting facilities to the people besides generating economic activities.
Omar Abdullah said that up to the mark ring roads for the duo cities of
The Project Director NHAI in a PowerPoint presentation explained the salient features of the proposed road projects and highlighted the main features of the projects.