REASI, June 23, 2021: Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Reasi Saraf Singh Nag laid the foundation for construction of road from Goddar Khalsa to SC Mohalla under NABARD at Pouni here today.
The road is stretched over the length of 2.175 km and would be constructed at the cost of Rs. 2.22 crore. The road project would start from the main road and connect villages Godder, Khalsa, Taleen and Khubad besides providing connectivity to large rural areas with Reasi town and proposed highway.
A total of over 1000 souls would be benefitted by constructing this road which has been proposed to be completed in 12 months by the Public Works Department (PWD). The road has been a burning demand of inhabitants of the area for a long time.
The major components of the road project are Earth cutting, construction of B/Wall, R/wall, Pucca drains, culverts, laying of 150 mm thick GSB, 75 mm thick WMM, 50 mm thick BM, 25 mm thick SDBC etc.
Later, interacting with people, the Chairperson said that the central government is keen to provide road connectivity to all unconnected habitations in far flung areas under PMGSY, NABARD, CRF etc. He further said that a number of road projects have been proposed under PMGSY and other schemes for unconnected habitations of Reasi district.
He also said that in capex budget plans, District Development Council (DDC) Reasi has also proposed a large number of small link roads for far flung areas of district Reasi with the sole purpose of connecting all small habitations where even less than 100 souls reside.
The Chairperson further said that people centric development is being carried out in Reasi for providing basic amenities to the people through focused attention. He also added that concerned departments have already been instructed to take up the upgradation of existing roads which will provide major fillip in tourism, revenue generation, trade and employment avenues.
Among other present on the occasion include BDC Chairperson Pouni Pawan Sharma, DDC Member Pouni-A Kewal Sharma, Executive Engineer R&B Janak Raj, Sarpanches Anil Sharma, Dawarka Nath, Rampal Sharma, Gazan Parkash Sharma, Arun Sharma, Dev Raj Sharma, Chaman Lal Sharma etc.