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58 Km of Ring Road Jammu inspected by Div Com and DCs

Last Updated on December 9, 2021 at 9:28 pm

Ambitious project of 58 Km Ring Road Jammu was on Thursday inspected by Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer who took a first hand account of the progress of work at various locations.

He was accompanied by, Deputy Commissioner Jammu,  Anshul Garg; Deputy Commissioner Samba, Anuradha Gupta, Director Geology and Mining, O P Bhagat; Regional Officer NHAI, Rohin Gupta; Project Director NHAI, Yashpal Singh besides concerned Sub Divisional Magistrates, Tehsildars, Engineering wing of National Highway Authority of India and other concerned officers.

During the tour, the Div Com visited several locations including, Raya Morh the starting point of the Ring Road, Sarore, Bishnah, Miran Sahib, Marh, Kanna Chak, Bhalwal and other locations and inquired about the progress of work there. The NHAI officials briefed the Div Com about the present status of work on the prestigious road project and also informed about future work plans. It was informed that work is in progress on various phases of the Ring Road Project.

It is pertinent to mention here that the 58.25 KM, 4-lane Ring Road starts from Raya Morh of Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Samba district and connects with Jagti on the Jammu Udhampur National Highway. The phase 1 of the project from Akhnoor Road to Kot Bhalwal has already been opened for traffic.

Meanwhile, the Div Com also interacted with locals at various locations and listened to their issues related to pending land compensation. He also reviewed the progress of pending land acquisition and disbursement of compensation. It was informed that the land acquisition and disbursement of compensation amount has almost been completed.

Villagers at Maralian requested the Div Com during the field tour to direct NHAI for providing adequate cross drainage, and accordingly instructions were issued to the concerned on the spot.

It was informed that almost 90 percent work on the stretch of 0 to 10 KM has been completed while work on various other stretches are also nearing completion.