Div Com calls for smooth traffic movement on National Highway
Inspects pace of progress on NH-44 widening work in Ramban
RAMBAN: The Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday inspected the pace of progress on National Highway-44 four laning construction works in district Ramban.
He also reviewed the status of traffic movement on the Highway.
The Divisional Commissioner was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner RambanMussarat Islam, SSP Mohita Sharma, officers from NHAI besides representatives of the construction companies engaged for the four laning project.
Kumar visited several vulnerable spots, including the sliding area at Mehar and directed the NHAI to expedite the road clearance works to facilitate smooth double lane traffic.
He also directed the NHAI to expedite the pace of progress on the widening work and ensure mechadamization of existing highway for undisruptive movement of the traffic on the National Highway.
He directed the construction companies to station adequate manpower and machinery at all the vulnerable sliding zones for immediate clearance of landslides and to maintain hassle free traffic.
The DC apprised the Divisional Commissioner about section wise progress on the four-laning of National Highway, including Nashri-Ramban and Ramban-Banihal sections.
Ramesh Kumar directed the traffic police department to effectively regulate the Vehicular traffic and facilitate smooth passage of the fruit carrying vehicles on the National Highway.
Meanwhile, the DC also apprised him about measures taken by the district administration to resolve the bottlenecks hindering the pace of progress on the prestigious national project as projected by the Construction Companies.