Div Com reviews status of Semi-Ring road project

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SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the status of Semi-Ring road project and directed the officials to move from acquisition mode to working phase immediately.
The Div Com chaired the meeting which was attended by DDCs of Pulwama, Budgam, Baramulla via video-conferencing. The officials representing National Highway Authority Limited, revenue, forest and other departments were also present in the meeting.
The DDC Pulwama informed the meeting that the acquisition of land will be completed this week and land is ready for execution of work. Similarly, the DDC Budgam informed the meeting that around 1200 kanals of land have been acquired out of 4500 kanals required. Similarly, in Srinagar the paperwork has been completed for 425 kanals. In Baramulla the required 279 kanals have already been handed over to National Highway Authority Limited.
The Div Com appreciated the DDCs for speeding the acquisition mode and directed the NHAI to start the work on ground at an earliest. The meeting was informed that two camps have already been established for moving men and machinery for the operations.
The Div Com said that the road will go a long way in decongesting the intra-district traffic in the Kashmir valley.