Jugal raises Akhnoor road issue in LS

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 10: Jugal Kishore Sharma, Member Parliament has demanded early starting of work on four-lanning of Jammu Akhnoor National Highway.
MP raised the issue during Question Hour in Lok Sabha. Turning the attention of the House towards the problems of the people due to heavy rush of traffic on this busy road he said that being a narrow road it has been the major cause of accidents and traffic jams.
He said the funds for the four lanning of the road have already been proposed by the Ministry and the work for preparation of DPRS has also been allotted to NHIDCL one year ago but the work has not been started till date.
Replying the question the Minister of Roads and Highways Nitin Gadkari assured the MP that the DPRs and other formalities will be completed soon and the work on the road will also be started at an earliest.