SRINAGAR March 20: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the status of Semi-Ring Road project being constructed around the Srinagar city.
Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineer R&B, Project Director Project Implementation Unit of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Collector Land Acquisition, PWD and Deputy Director Planning were present in the meeting, while Deputy Commissioner’s of Pulwama, Budgam; Baramulla, Bandipora and Ganderbal districts participated in the meeting through video conferencing.
Divisional Commissioner was informed that the semi ring road project is being constructed from Gallandar Pampore to Manigam Ganderbal covering 61 kms road length at an estimated cost of Rs 2144 crore.
Meeting was informed that 304 kanals in Mirgund village of Baramulla district, 403 kanals in 4 Villages of Pulwama district, 3967 kanals in 41 villages of Budgam, 2341 kanals in 11 villages of Ganderbal and 409 kanals in Rambirgarh village of Srinagar district, besides Dangerpora village of Bandipora came under this vital road project.
During the meeting various other issues including erection of pegs and pillars, demarcation of the aligned area and other issues which are creating hindrances in the completion of Semi Ring Road and were discussed and various means were explored to resolve them for smooth and timely completion of this prestigious project.
Khan directed all concerned Deputy Commissioners to sort out all matters including land acquisition forthwith so that the work on this vital road project is started.
The Div Com urged the officers of NHAI to work with zeal and synergy with Deputy Commissioners of concerned districts so that the bottlenecks, if any, are removed.