J K targets macadamization of 8000 km of road length
| Tuesday | 27th July, 2021
Principal Secretary Public Works (R&B) Department along with concerned officers of the Department and Director-General Budget were present in the meeting.
It was informed that presently the department is maintaining 41584 km road length across Jammu and Kashmir which includes National Highways PMGSY and R&B roads and 1343 bridges.
The Chief Secretary directed the Department to complete 4200 km road length under PMGSY I & II this fiscal which includes 800 km and 3400 km rural road in Kashmir and Jammu province respectively.
The Department will be macadamizing 8000 km of road length during 2021-22 out of which 2007 km has already been completed so far.
The Chief Secretary also reviewed issues related to un-awarded works forest clearances land acquisition quality standards and utility shifting.
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