New connectivity projects to open up new economic opportunities in JK: Naeem

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SRINAGAR: With an aim to open up economic opportunities in the state through better connectivity, Minister for Public Works and Culture, Naeem Akhtar, today reviewed the ‘Annual Developmental Plan’ of the Works Department for the current financial year at a high-level meeting in his office chamber here.
Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister of State for PWD, Shakti Raj Parihar, Chief Secretary, B B Vyas,Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin K Chaudhary, Principal Secretary Planning & Development, Rohit Kansal, Commissioner Secretary, Public Works Department, Sanjeev Verma, Director General, Planning and Development, Shahzada Bilal, Chief Engineer, R&B and other officers of the Finance and Public Works Department were present at the meeting.
“Last year, new records were set by Jammu and Kashmir in infrastructure development. Our hardworking engineers and workers macadamised record road length under different centrally sponsored schemes.