JAMMU, Jan 16: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said that survey for Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch railway line was going on and Northern Railways will furnish detailed information to the Union Railways Ministry in this regard.
She was replying to the question of MLA Shah Mohammad Tantray in the Legislative Assembly.
“Northern Railways has taken up the survey work regarding the construction of railway line from Jammu to Poonch via Akhnoor and Rajouri”, Mehbooba Mufti said while disclosing that State Government has taken up the matter with the Union Railway Minister as well as pursued it with the concerned Ministry a number of times.
“At present, the survey work is going on and its report shall be finalized by the Northern Railways”, the Chief Minister said. She, however, didn’t specify the time-frame for completion of survey work because of being highly professional and time-consuming exercise.