Chandigarh, November 24: Appreciating the goodwill gesture of Centre as well as the Pakistan Government towards construction of Kartarpur corridor, Punjab PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Friday said that the Department will extend all out support to construct approximate two kilometer stretch of the corridor which falls in the Indian territory.
He said that the roads of the historic and the sacred town of Sultanpur Lodhi will be upgraded by Public Works Department in a record time of 10 months.
The Minister said that 19 roads have been identified for broadening and strengthening as per the survey of the departmental team and the input received from the local MLAs as well as public.
“An amount of Rs 90 crore would be spent in the first phase of the upgradation work,” he said while informing that the tendering process has already been done and the work allocation will be done in a day or two.
“Work on ground will commence within a fortnight…I would personally oversee the entire work and deploy a dedicated team of officials departmental officials to ensure timely completion of the work for the convenience of the pilgrims,” he said.
Source Daily Pioneer