Expedite land acquisition of semi-ring road: Div Com to officers

Srinagar, May 29: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the officials to expedite the land acquisition process for the construction of Srinagar semi-ring road project so that the groundwork will be started at the earliest.
The Div Com was speaking at a meeting in which DDCs of Pulwama, Budgam, Baramulla, Bandipora and Ganderbal participated via video conferencing while as Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar district, Project Director NHAI, Assistant Commissioner Central, Deputy Director Planning and other officers were present in the meeting.
The meeting was informed that the 42 km long ring road project starts from Gallandar Pampore upto Manigam Ganderbal via Budgam, Srinagar, Baramulla and Bandipora. The prestigious project needs 279.93 kanals of land in Baramulla, 379.73 kanals in Pulwama, 4093.29 kanals in Budgam, 82.13 kanals in Ganderbal, 423.35 kanals in Srinagar and 181.83 kanals of land in Bandipora.
All the concerned DDCs presented their progress about this prestigious project.
Divisional Commissioner directed NHAI to transfer pending amount to the respective Deputy Commissioners for onward disbursement among the people whose land has been taken for the road.
Baseer Khan urged officers of various departments to work in close coordination and double their efforts to meet the project deadline.
The Div Com reiterated that this vital project will revolutionize the road connectivity between South Kashmir and Central Kashmir and greatly help intra and inter-district transport for the benefit of large population.