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Road infra projects bring prosperity and well-being to the citizens in far flung areas: LG Sinha

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Says to projects to modernize & strengthen rural connectivity, being implemented at fast pace

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday inaugurated development projects executed by the Public Works (R&B) department in both Jammu and Kashmir divisions, an official press release informed.

“Majority of the road infrastructure projects will build a road to prosperity and well-being to the citizens in far-flung areas,” said the LG.

The LG reiterated the commitment of the J&K administration to boost tourism potential and to connect important commercial centres.

“Our policy on infrastructure aims to create quality assets, make the facilities user friendly and get rural areas more and more integrated into the mainstream economy. A road map laid down to modernize and strengthen rural connectivity, is being implemented at a fast pace,” said the LG.

The LG also shared the efforts to bring new momentum to the socio-economic growth of the UT of J&K.  “It is also being ensured that the benefits of all the government schemes reach the last person in the queue,” he added.

“We are moving ahead with the right intent and citizen-centric policies to fulfill the dreams and aspirations of all the citizens and take Jammu and Kashmir to new heights of glory,” said the LG. 

In the last few years, he said “there has been phenomenal progress in the implementation of schemes in rural and urban areas and the credit for this goes to the officers, the people of J&K and all elected public representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and ULBs.”

The LG congratulated the entire team of PW(R&B) Department and everyone associated with the projects.

The 75 development projects worth Rs 186.14 crores inaugurated today include road connectivity projects in Reasi, Udhampur, Doda, Samba, Kathua, Kulgam and Baramulla, the press release informed.

Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary, Public Works (R&B); Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to LG and other senior officers were present.

PRI representatives and Deputy Commissioners of the districts were also present in virtual mode.

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