AC approves double carriageway road from Rajouri to BGSBU
Jammu: The Administrative Council (AC) which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the proposal for the upgradation of 8 km of road from District Headquarters Rajouri to Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), an official press release informed Friday.
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the LG, and Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K attended the meeting.
The road being a vital link to the BGSBU also provides connectivity to a population of about 20,000 souls residing in different pockets/villages — Dhanore Jarallan, Dhanore Dhiandian, Chowdhary Nar, and Rathal, suburbs of Rajouri town.
Accordingly, AC approved the construction of the road from Rajouri to BGSBU — the length of 8.00 kms (7.00 kms Flexible + 1.00 kms Rigid pavement) at an estimated cost of Rs 31.52 crore for the widening of the existing 6.00 meter to 10.00 meter width having carriageway of 7.00 meter and corridor of 14.00 meter, the press release said.