6-lane Expressway standards: Union Government approves Development of Jakh (Vijaypur)-Kunjwani section
Lt Guv expresses gratitude to Prime Minister, Union MoRTH Minister
SRINAGAR: The Union Government has approved the project for the Development of Jakh (Vijaypur)-Kunjwani section of NH-44 to 6-lane Expressway standards as part of the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway including development of Kunjwani to 4th Tawi Bridge section of NH-144A to four-lane NH standards at the revised cost estimate of Rs.1917.32 cr. under Bharatmala Pariyojana in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir on Hybrid Annuity Mode, an official spokesman said Saturday.
Once completed, the stretch would boost connectivity to Jammu Airport.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, on behalf of the people of Jammu Kashmir, expressed his deepest gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari.
“These projects are the road of J&K’s destiny that will accelerate the development, meet aspirations of people and facilitate ease of living”, added the Lt Governor.