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Sham kick starts blacktopping work of road

Fulfilling a long standing demand of the residents from areas of Kadyal, Badyal, Kotli Arjun Singh, Badila and others, the Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today kick started the blacktopping works for 2 km stretch of road from Kadyal Gate to Kotli Shahdulla. The project is being undertaken under the City Town Plan with an estimated cost of Rs 1.16 crore. The width of the road will be stretched up to 4 meter to accommodate the traffic requirements. Addressing the demands put forth by the locals, Sham Lal announced that keeping in with the demands of the people, the stretch of road will be named after the brave son of the soil, Captain Bana Singh (PVC). He informed the people that works are underway in full swing to create a stable concrete flood resistant wall to overcome the problem of seasonal flooding due to overflowing of river Tawi. The locals also raised the demand for setting up of a Government dispensary in the village Kadyal and for processing of compensation for damages from the floods occurred last year. The Minister assured them that the issue will be taken up with the concerned departments at the earliest. Captain Bana Singh (PVC), concerned officers, various Sarpanches, Panchs and a large number of locals were present on the occasion.