NH 144A Widening Project: DDC Rajouri inspects progress of work at different constructions sites

RAJOURI: District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today inspected the progress of work at different construction sites on the Jammu- Rajouri - Poonch National Highway (NH144A) falling in the jurisdiction of the district.

Officers who accompanied the DDC during his visit were ACD, Vijay Kumar and OC 58 RCC, Major Manju Nath.

The widening project for the existing road comprises 8 packages with the first package starting from Akhnoor.

The DDC visited the starting point of Package 05 where a tunnel of around 700 meters is to be constructed. The concerned officer from the BRO informed that the work includes under package 5, and it would start shortly.

He inquired about the land acquisition status and asked for timely assessment/ payment of the compensation of structures and land to the rightful claimants.

While inspecting the progress on the project at different sites, the DDC directed the concerned officers to mobilize men and machinery to ensure that the project is completed within the already set deadline.

The DDC also directed to maintain quality of work and warned against any laxity in this regard.

He further asked to maintain interdepartmental coordination and hold regular meetings to sort out issues, if any.

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