Speed up clearance of Jammu-Srinagar national highway: Divisional Commissioner to NHAI

JAMMU: Jammu Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma directed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to depute adequate men and machinery to expeditiously clear the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, which remained closed for vehicular traffic for the sixth consecutive day on Monday.

The national highway is the only all-weather road connectivity between Kashmir and the rest of the country.

Verma, along with Inspector General of Police (Jammu) M K Sinha and Inspector General of Police (Traffic) Alok Kumar, conducted aerial survey of various snow-covered areas of Ramban district and visited road stretches covered in debris of landslides to oversee the clearance operation, an official spokesman said.

Verma also convened a meeting with district officers to review progress on restoration works and discussed issues regarding restoration of essential services.

Fast, accurate and updated real time local news is available on your smartphone and tablet.
STAY CONNECTED EVERYWHERE YOU GO!

Author

PTI