40 meter walkway to be constructed at a cost of Rs 34.52 lakh
SRINAGAR: Minister for education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari laid a foundation stone of light motorable foot bridge on diversion channel at Chek Rawalpora on Wednesday.
The 39.60 meter long Foot Bridge will connect Check Rawalpora with Goripora shall be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 34.52 lakh. The project will be executed by Flood Spill Channel Division Narbal of Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) Department.
Emphasizing on the need to in¬crease connectivity between differ¬ent areas, Bukhari said this Foot Bridge will benefit the large popu¬lace of the area.
He said this was the long de¬mand of people in general and students in particular. The stu¬dents have to cover a long dis¬tance to reach their respective schools and construction of this bridge is fulfillment to the prom¬ises made to them.
The Minister said the Govern¬ment under the leadership of Me¬hbooba Mufti is committed to the overall development of the state. He pledged to augment the infrastruc¬tural needs and narrow down the gaps in the State.