In an attempt to expedite strategically important hydropower projects in Jammu and Kashmir following the proposed reorganization of the terror-hit state, India’s power minister Raj Kumar Singh is visiting Srinagar today, said several people aware of the development.
Train services remained suspended for security reasons for the fourth day on Monday in south Kashmir following damage caused to track by the demonstrators
Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation Vijay Goel on Friday said that India will have first cable stayed railway bridge on Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link.
The Jammu and Kashmir Government is looking to revamp the public transport in the state through the introduction of electric buses for two cities of Srinagar and Jammu under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari yesterday said that the central government has sanctioned Rs. 4,300 crore for the construction of ring roads – one each in Jammu and Srinagar – to decongest traffic in the two cities of Jammu and Kashmir.
Despite slippery road conditions due to below freezing temperature, the national highway connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for traffic.