Jammu: Former Minister and Ex MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) accompanied by JMC Corporator Neelam Nargotra Ward 40 and Jammu Smart City Engineers, Director Technical Sham Lal Kapoor, G.M. Civil Harvinder Singh and concerned AEE Ravi Salgotra, BJP Leaders Ayodhya Gupta, Keshav Chopra, Dr Pradeep Mahotra and others conducted extensive tour of Talab Tillo Area to see the progress of the ongoing work under the Jammu Smart City Project. The execution of the EPC Contract for Complete Street Development, Canal Road TalabTillo, Jammu from Jewel Chowk to Patta Bohri Chowk in a length of about 4 km has been sanctioned under the Jammu Smart City Project at an estimated cost of Rs. 19.50 cr.
The main component of this project is the road improvement of 4 km length, road widening work from Talli Sahib Gurudwara to TalabTilloChowk in a length of 1 km, construction of minor drains in a length of 3.4 km and allied works. The project also includes the development of existing green spaces along the canal adjoining TalabTillo Road besides providing various amenities viz. steel benches, dustbins etc.
Sharma had detailed interactions with the local people and prominent citizens of the area so as to know their feedback regarding the execution of works including quality control measures for the works. Sharma told the people that this project on completion shall address the drainage issues of the TalabTillo area to a large extent besides improvement in traffic movement in the congested area from Rama Lane/ Gurudwara to TalabTilloChowk. Sharma also stated that under the leadership of PM Modi Jammu is witnessing major projects under Smart City and the same will continue in order to provide the best possible infra to the masses.
Neelam expressed satisfaction over the progress of works and the quality being maintained in the Smart City Works and appreciated the efforts of Smart City authorities especially the CEO & ACEO, JSCL and the lower rung of officials in taking keen interest/close monitoring of the project work so as to ensure its completion within the target date in 2023.
Rakesh Mahajan, Abhishek Sharma, Ravi Kumar, Lovekesh Gondi, Rahul Nargotra, Lovely Saini, Sachin, Ashok Singh, Hem Raj, Yash Pal Shivgotra, Nitish Tipu, Vinay Chetan, Karan Kenzo, Verma, Pradeep Mahajan, Sonali and several others were also present.