DC gives update on Ban Toll, Baridar issues
NEW DELHI, July 22 : Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today e-inaugurated six road and irrigation projects in district Reasi.
These projects would increase connectivity in the interior, difficult areas of the district and provide irrigation facilities to large areas at distant locations. The projects include road from Agharjito to Pangatha, Motorable deck type plate girder bridge over Nallah Tuksan on Bagga Gulabgarh Road, Kanjli Khul & Mari Khul irrigation facilities, span steel motorable bridge on Pouni to Thorni Road and irrigation facility to villages Gran and Goswan of Reasi district.
Deputy Commisioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib also gave the Minister an update on the issues related to Ban Toll Tax and Baridar. She informed him that as per his instructions, she has scheduled a meeting to start the process of addressing these issues.
While e-inaugurating the projects, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that despite serious challenges posed by the Covid 19 pandemic in the last few months, the country had not compromised the pace of development. Elaborating further, he mentioned about the review taken by him of various developmental projects and centrally sponsored schemes during the recently concluded District Development Coordination & Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meetings of six districts.
Dr. Jitendra Singh reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised upon all to dedicate completed development projects to people without waiting for formal inauguration. He said that the Government gave primacy to people’s needs and that people should not face difficulties of any kind for the sake of formal inauguration of various developmental projects.
The government was steadfast and committed in completing all the projects that have started in last six years in a time bound manner, notwithstanding various hurdles including the COVID crisis, said Dr Jitendra Singh.
Giving an insight into the various development projects constructed in district Reasi, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the highest railway bridge in the world was being constructed in Reasi district that was 35 meters higher than the Eiffel tower in Paris, France.