New Delhi, July 18:
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is implementing 17 major road development projects of aggregate length of 1,554 km in Jammu & Kashmir.
Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday that the progress of Qazigund- Banihal tunnel project on NH-44 undertaken by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is 75.24% against the fund allocated amounting to Rs 2,648 crore for the project and scheduled to be completed by July, 2020.
The work of preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) costing Rs 3.23 crore for two laning of Mughal Road connecting Shopian to Baffliaz (in Punch District) including Mughal Road is in progress and scheduled to be completed by Jan, 2020. This state road is approved as “In-Principle” NH subject to outcome of DPR.
Other major road projects implemented by NHAI in J&K are given below:
|Sr. No||Description of Project||Length (km)||Present status||Agency|
|1||Construction of Ring Road around Jammu City||58.26||In Progress||NHAI|
|2||Construction of Jammu Bypass (km. 0.00 to km 15.00) on NH-44||15.00||Stands completed||NHAI|
|3||4 laning of Jammu – Udhampur section of NH-1A (km 15 to 67) on NH-44||64.58||Stands completed||NHAI|
|4||4 laning of Udhampur – Ramban road (km 67 to 89, 130 to 151) on NH-44||40.07||In progress||NHAI|
|5||4 laning of Chenani – Nashri section of NH-1A (km 89 to 130) (tunnel project 9 km long tunnel – 2 lane) on NH-44||10.89||Stands completed||NHAI|
|6||4 laning of Ramban – Banihal road (km 151 to 187) on NH-44||32.10||In progress||NHAI|
|7||4 laning of Srinagar – Banihal section of NH-1A (km 187 to 189.350 & 220.7 to 286.11) on NH-44||67.76||In progress||NHAI|
|8||4 laning of Quazigund – Banihal section of NH-1A (km 189.35 to 204.7) (tunnel project 8.45 km & 0.69 km length, 2 lane) on NH-44||15.25||In progress||NHAI|
|9||4 laning of Lakhanpur to Hiranagar (km 16.35 to km 50.00) on NH-44||33.65||Stands completed||NHAI|
|10||4 laning of Hiranagar to Vijaypur (km 50.00 to km 80.00) on NH-44||30.00||Stands completed||NHAI|
|11||4 laning of Vijaypur to Kunjwani (km 80 to km 97.20) on NH-44||17.20||Substantially completed||NHAI|
|12||4 laning of Jammu – Akhnoor & 2 laning with paved shoulders of Akhnoor-Poonch on NH-144A||246||Jammu-Akhnoor Section:In progress.Akhnoor-Poonch section DPR stage.||NHIDCL BRO|
|13||2 laning with paved shoulder of Chenani – Sudhmahadev – Goha on NH-244||274||In progress||NHIDCL|
|14||Construction of tunnels – Lachulunga & Tanglang pass on NH-3||DPR stage||NHIDCL|
|15||Construction of two lane road Batote – Kishtwar – Sinthapass – Anantnag on NH- 244||265||DPR stage||NHIDCL|
|16||2 laning with paved shoulder of Kargil – Zanskar on NH-301||234||9 bridges in progress||State PWD|
|17||2 laning with paved shoulder of Srinagar – Shupiyan – Quazigund on NH -444||150||Work in tender stage||State PWD|
This information was given by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.