Srinagar, On the second day of her two day visit to Kupwara district, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday laid foundation of several road projects besides inaugurating Panzgam-Manzgam Bridge and Sub District Hospital at Langate. She also laid the foundation of model villages in Kunan-Poshpora and also met a large number of people to know their difficulties.
Mehbooba Mufti laid the foundation of improvement and upgradation of 25 kilometre long Khumriyal Rang road which would be built at a cost of Rs. 30.38 crore. The construction of road is expected to benefit around two lakh people of 50 villages in the catchment area. The project is expected to be completed within three working seasons.
The Chief Minister directed pacing up of work on the road and its completion within the deadline period.
At Batergam, Mehbooba Mufti laid the foundation of 11 Kilometre long Gushi-Batergam-Halmatpora-Salkote road which would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 15 crore and would also be completed within three working seasons. The construction of the road is expected to benefit around 80 souls in the catchment areas.
The Chief Minister also laid the foundation of Hafrada-Asthanwali-Hatchmarg-Tumina-Marsari road. The 15 kilometre long road would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 19 crore. She also laid the foundation of Model villages at Kunan-Poshpora to be developed at a cost of Rs. 33.12 crore. The villages to be developed are Kunan, Poshpora, Hanjipora and Babagund and these would be having all the basic facilities for healthcare, education, drinking water, power, irrigation and other allied facilities.