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Construction : Web Exclusive | May 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Road network essential for development: J&K Minister

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Mian Altaf Ahmad on May 19 termed the road connectivity as one of the important basic needs of people. Altaf concluded an extensive tour of Kangan constituency and took stock of the ongoing road projects coming up under PMGSY in the constituency.

No development is possible without road network, the Minister told engineers. He instructed them to frame proposals for connecting unconnected areas through road network. During the tour, the Minister visited Tikbagh, Gutlibagh, Babavalio, Preng Akhal, Hyan, Chappergund, Wurpash, Shajinar, Anderwon, Brimchan, Satvas, Babareshi Chattergul, Chattergul Bala, Satrina and Kawcherrwon villages situated at high altitudes.

Mian Altaf Ahmad said road connectivity in the constituency has reached to 90 percent while efforts are on to provide road link to those areas which lack road connectivity as yet. He said, for the purpose, instructions have been given to concerned engineers for framing the projects so that same are forwarded to Central government for approval and funding.

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