REASI (POUNI), Mar 1: Minister of State for Finance and Planning Ajay Nanda today said that Government has initiated several developmental works in various areas of Pouni on fast-tracking mode.
The Minister was speaking at a function after starting work of two roads of Phase 10th and stage first. The roads are constructed under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Pouni of district Reasi.
The first road from Pouni to Kalar having length of 4.5 km would be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 303. 38 lakh while as second from Kund to Kund Kanyari with the length of 6 km would involve a total cost of Rs 521.22 lakh.
The two roads after completion would provide connectivity to small hamlets of Kund, Kalar, Kana, Puria, Kanyari and Majra Kund including some parts of Pouni too.
The Minister instructed the concerned officers to complete the roads at an earliest, besides maintaining the quality of the works so that people of uncovered hamlets do not face any problem of connectivity in their areas.
Pointing to many road projects in the Reasi, the Minister said development is not possible without developing basic infrastructure. He said improving road networks is the priority of the present dispensation as the good road links in remote areas improve the economic condition of people and ensure them comfortable life.