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NHAI to execute Rs 4000 crore Chhatergala tunnel work

NHAI to execute Rs 4000 crore Chhatergala tunnel work

Srinagar, June 17(UNI) The prestigious Chhatergala tunnel work costing around Rs. 4000 crore will be executed by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and the underpasses on the Kathua Express corridor section, wherever demanded by public will be undertaken at the earliest.
Briefing the media after a marathon meeting lasting nearly four hours and presided over by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari to review the important road and tunnel projects in Jammu & Kashmir, Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh expressed satisfaction and conveyed his heartfelt thanks to Gadkari for having conceded most of the suggestions and proposals put across by him.
Elaborating further, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Jitendra Singh, said that the proposal for Chhatergala tunnel had been initiated about six years ago, and the DPR was also prepared by the BRO agency of ‘Beacons’ but due to lack of funds it could not be undertaken.

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