Rs. 300 cr being spent on R&B projects on J&K: Javid

Larkipora – Minister of State for R&B, Javid Ahmad Dar and Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today dedicated 24 meter span steel bridge to the people of Larkipora and Allopora here this afternoon.

The bridge was constructed at cost of Rs 1.29 crore under NABARD by R&B within two years. The approach road of the bridge on both the sides would be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 49.17 lakh and the work on the road project would be started soon.

Addressing the people after the inauguration, Dar said that work on road and bridge projects worth Rs 300 crore are in full pace to provide the better road connectivity to the people of the J&K particularly living in far off areas. 

He said that about 250 bridges are under construction and all these projects would be completed within the targeted period.

Dar said  that in Tangmarg constituency alone Rs 60 crore are being spent on various road projects besides various schemes have also been launched in different sectors in Tangmarg.

Whereas, Minister for Agriculture said the bridge would help to boost the local economy of the area as the whole area which has been connected through this bridge is the agriculture and horticulture belt. He assured the people that the approach roads of the bridge would be completed in next fiscal.

Saying that peace is imperative for the development of the state, the Minister asked the people to cooperate the government in bringing the peace and prosperity of the state. 

He said with the cooperation of the people the state is marching towards the path of prosperity.

Asking the youth to channelize their talent, Mir said that time has come to utilize hidden potential for the development of the state adding that the present coalition government has already launched various youth friendly schemes in different sectors to safeguard your future.

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