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J&K: Roads construction under PMGSY in Baramulla in full swing despite Covid-19 PMGSY

J&K: Roads construction under PMGSY in Baramulla in full swing despite Covid-19

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Aug 2020, 06:11 pm

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir seems to be benefiting from the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) as the construction of a road under it is now gaining pace after a brief halt due to COVID-19 imposed lockdown.

The government has approved up-gradation of the 5.25-km road from NH1A 46th Delina to Singhpora in Baramulla and the work is being executed under PMGSY at the cost of Rs.443.65 lakhs, reports ANI news agency.

Tara Singh, Sarpanch, Singhpora told ANI that the road is being constructed using better-quality materials. 

Local residents are facing hardships due to the road condition.

"We were waiting for the construction of the road in our area for several years. This wish is being fulfilled. The engineering team and other workers are doing work with great dedication," Rajveer Singh, a local resident told ANI.

"The length of the road is 5.25 kilometres and the project is sanctioned for Rs 443 lakhs," Peer Shahjahan Muhammad, Executive Engineer, PMGSY Division Baramulla told the Indian news agency.