Crescent Kashmir

Road to progress

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The J & K government has completed many infrastructure projects in the recent past including Sidhra-Surinsar road executed by J&K ERA.

The road will give a fillip to the tourism sector by connecting well known pilgrimage, tourist locations such as Purmandal, Mansar, Devak, Sudhmahadev and Mata Vaishno Devi.

The vital road project completed at a cost of Rs.16.70 crore will benefit approx 5 lakh residents linking many villages to towns, providing access to economic and social services

He said that the Rs 16.70 Crore road project, executed by J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency (J&K ERA), is very vital as it provides road connectivity to various pilgrimages, tourist locations in and around the Jammu District.

The vital project will facilitate the socio-economic development of areas including Bajalta, ChakChilah, Badgah, Aithem and Surinsar, benefitting around five lakh populations.

The road will also give a fillip to the tourism sector in Jammu division as it completes the pilgrimage/tourist circuit from Purmandal, Mansar, Devakand connecting with Vaishno Devi Shrine and Sudhmahadev in Reasi and Udhampur districts.

Member of Parliament Jammu-Poonch, Sh Jugal Kishore Sharma; Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation, Sh Chander Mohan Gupta;  Former Legislator, Sh Devender Singh Rana; Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sh Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ms Avny Lavasa, besides PRI members and senior officers were present on the occasion.

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