Sachnews Jammu kashmir:
Jammu , Nov 13 :
MLA Kokernag, Mr Abdul Rahim Rather today convened meeting with the General Manager National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), Mr Vijay Kumar, at Jammu regarding the development and up gradation of the NH1-B, (Sinthan – Kishtwar Road). The meeting was also attended by the Deputy General Manager, Manager and the site engineers. Rather asked for immediate starting of work of construction on Vailoo-Singhpora Tunnel, bridges at Bidhard, Vailoo and Wandewalgam and repairing of the bridge at Hiller. He impressed upon the Corporation to level the wings of the road and develop plantations over it and also mentain the proper drainage system along the roadside. He demanded for the construction of a bypass for Kokernag, construction of a Gateway on this road at Badoora, development of chowks at crossings including that of Hiller, Hangalgund and Vailoo and their beautification which was agreed to by the constructing corporation. He asked them to utilise the services of the local youth wherever there is a need of manpower. He was told that 5 tenders have been received for the preparation of DPR for the Tunnel which are under securitization and will be finalized very soon.