Chairman NHAI meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Yudhvir Singh Malik, Chairman National Highways Authority of India, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.

Malik briefed the Governor about the to-date status of both the on-going as well as the proposed road and highway projects in Jammu and Kashmir being implemented by the National Highway Authority of India.

Among the ongoing works the Governor had detailed discussions with Malik about the completion of the remainder portions of the Udhampur-Banihal and the Banihal-Srinagar sectors of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

The Governor stressed the need for ensuring very early completion of all the road projects, particularly the Udhampur-Srinagar segment of the National Highway. He also urged Mr. Malik to devote particular attention to the maintenance of existing Highways and ensure the provision of Lay Overs and Way Side Amenities along all National Highways alongside removal of the rapidly increasing encroachments along the Highways.

He also pointed to the need for plantation of suitable varieties of both flowering and shady trees along all the Highways.

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