*Blacktopping of Thathri-Pul Doda National Highway stretch ongoing in full swing in Doda* _Improvement and Upgradation of roads across the district is the priority of the District Administration_(DDC)
In order to improve the present N-HW road condition,NHIDCL authorities have already started the blacktopping of Thathri-Pul Doda national highway stretch on war footing in Doda. The blacktopping has been started by the executing agency on the directions of District Development Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode and the progress of the work is being closely monitored by the SDM Thathri on daily basis.
It has been given out by the officials of the NHIDCL that the blacktopping has been started in the district from Assar towards Khaleni & Thathri towards Pul-Doda on war footing, so that it can be ensured that there shall be hassle free plying of vehicles on the respective strech.
It has been informed by the executing agency till now almost 13 km’s from Assar-Khaleni and 5 km from Thathri towards Pul Doda has been covered successfully.
Besides the official also informed that they are also ensuring the removal of slides alongwith the respective road,and are also constructing temporary drains where there is water logging problem on priority basis which is also one of the main reason for the deterioration of the road’s.
Meanwhile the DDC Doda also inspected the ongoing blacktopping work on the respective road today and directed the executing agency to compete the work under the stipulated time frame and as per the designated protocol of the NH road and directed to ensure all the safety measures is being taken into account without any fail, besides adding to this the DDC also informed that it will reduce the travel time in a comprehensive manner.
The people living alongwith the respective national highway have extended gratitude to the district administration and NHIDCL for taking up the matter of blacktopping of the respective stretch on priority, fulfilling the long pending demand of the general public with utmost importance and care.
The work is being done under the close supervision of ED NHIDCL, GM NHIDCL besides by the field engineers of NHIDCL.