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J&K guv expresses concern over condition of Mughal Road

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

and N N has directed the (PWD) to conduct a physical and financial audit of the to ascertain the reasons behind its poor maintenance.

The strategic provides alternate connectivity to with rest of the country. "The expressed dismay over the dilapidated condition of the and directed the PWD to undertake a physical and financial audit to fix responsibility for the poor maintenance of this strategic road," an said after chaired a high-level meeting here yesterday.

Officers from public works, planning and monitoring and took part in the meeting.

Recalling his recent journey on the Mughal Road, the said the strategic link was in poor condition, causing great inconvenience to commuters.

of informed the governor that various measures are being taken to make Mughal Road an all-weather link.

Further, National Highway (NHIDCL) has floated a tender for construction of a tunnel on the 84-km-long road.

The governor also expressed concern over the inordinate delay in the completion of the 7-km stretch from to Kakryal in district.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 12:35 IST