Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated August 4, 2023 by Diary Times
Himachal News : Public Works Minister Vikramaditya Singh has expressed his gratitude to Union Surface Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for announcing an assistance of Rs 400 crore to the state.
During a press conference in Shimla today, he said that the Union Minister has also approved the plan to repair the damaged bridges under the Bharat Setu Yojana and the department will soon prepare a report of the damage and send it to the Ministry so that the construction work can be completed soon.
He said that about 300 roads are still blocked for traffic in the state and efforts are on to open them on a war footing. He said that roads especially in apple-dominated areas are being opened on priority basis so that the apple crop of the farmers can be increased. Can be delivered to the mandis.
He said – As on date, three hundred and thirty roads are still closed inside the state, maybe some of these roads were opened earlier, but again due to rains and due to riots in many places, they were closed. Is
On this also, I have talked to the department this morning and on that too, all efforts are being made to repair them again on war footing. Out of which 92 roads will be opened by tomorrow.
And 43 roads which are there will be opened in the next two days and 196 roads will be restored within the next four days. Our apple growing area is an apple-dominated area, a very important meeting was held by the Chief Minister two-three days back in Shimla.
And they have given an additional budget of about twenty-four crore rupees to those divisions from where this apple is to be transported, so that the roads there, especially to the mandis, reach the apples on time. For this, our The department is working on war footing