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Rafiabad footbridge nears completion: Govt

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SRINAGAR: In response to a news item carried by a local daily regarding non completion of footbridge in Rafiabad for 11 years.

According to official spokesman, the bridge is nearing completion as both abutments and two pier stands have been completed till date. Fabrication and launching of super structure of bridge is in progress and the bridge will be fully completed by October 2023, the spokesman said.

Through the construction of bridge started in the year 2012-13 and due to inadequate funding in corresponding years, the project faced delays. The Government approved the project under languishing scheme in the year 2018-19 with an amount of Rs. 172.08 lacs.

The present LG led Administration is committed to the welfare of common people and in the last few years, the development of Jammu and Kashmir has seen ample thrust with the establishment of modern class infrastructure across the length and breadth of UT.


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