Upgradation of Sumbal-Bandipora road in full-swing

BANDIPORA, AUGUST 01: Upgradation of 35-kilometer Sumbal- Bandipora- Sunerwani road is in full swing at a cost of Rs 41 crore, taken up under centrally sponsored CRF scheme.

The first phase of the project from Safapora to Ajas, length 13.5 kilometers, is near completion at a cost of Rs 18.50 crore.

This was stated at a meeting of concerned Officers held here today under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary. The meeting was convened to review the pace of progress of the vital road, connecting Bandipora with Srinagar.

The meeting was informed that the second phase of the project from Ajas to Sunerwani, having a length of 18.5 km will be taken up shortly. An amount of Rs 22.50 crore will be expended on the project and will be completed next year.

Speaking on the occasion, the DDC directed for maintaining time line and standard of the work.

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