In a major step towards raising loans for funding infrastructure projects, Jammu & Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Limited (JKIDFC) has sought expression of interest (EoI) from banking and finanancial institutions for advancing loans worth Rs 8,000 crore.
State-owned NHIDCL has terminated the contract awarded to troubled IL&FS group for building the strategic Zojila tunnel to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.
Jammu and Kashmir government has given a miss to funding arterial road link connecting north Kashmir to Srinagar- Qamarwari- Shalteng road under the first phase of newly carved scheme for fast-tracking languishing projects in the state.
China on Monday welcomed India and Pakistan’s efforts to open the Kartarpur Corridor, saying strengthening dialogue between them and properly addressing their differences “means a lot to the world peace and development”.
Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday expressed concern over “very slow” progress of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh Flyover and grade separator at Radio Kashmir Junction here.
Fed up with the “repeated false promises” of the local MLA and district administration, people of Khales Kullian village in RS Pura tehsil of Jammu district repaired a road using their own resources.
Continuous downpour in the Valley since last week has inundated various stretches of Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Several spots on the old and new highway were inundated after drains started overflowing at tehsil office Pampore, Galender, Sempora, Barsoo, Awantipora and Jawbehra areas.
Despite passing of two years, authorities have failed to complete construction of Mahjoor Nagar-Nowgam road.
Deputy Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi today appealed the Prime Minister, NarendraModi and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, NitinGadkari to take up construction on a tunnel between Bandipora and Gurez to provide the area with all year connectivity.
In a major concern, the pollution level in the Chenani-Nashri tunnel has risen much higher to the permissible limits, a scientific study has shown.