Lays foundation of Gabra, Dhani-Taad roads, model villages
TANGHDAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to border area of Karnah, laid the foundation of several developmental projects valuing around Rs. 68 crore here Tuesday.
The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 15 km long Tanghdar to Gabra road via Hajitara which would be constructed in two years. The road project would cost Rs. 15 crore and work on it has already been started, she was informed on the occasion.
Mehbooba Mufti also laid the foundation of Dhani-Taad road. The 9.5 kilometre road would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 13.50 crore and this too would be completed within a period of two years.
The Chief Minister also kick started the work on developing cluster Model villages at Gabra, Hajitara and Taad. The cumulative cost of the project would be Rs. 39 crore and it would involve an integrated approach to develop basic amenities of connectivity, power supply, clean drinking water, health facilities etc. Rs. five crore have been earmarked for developing educational institutions in these villages which would be equipped with modern teaching and learning tools.
Mehbooba Mufti directed the officers to complete the works within schedule so that there won’t be any escalation of cost or time.