Doda: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Doda, Harvinder Singh on Tuesday visited Khalleni Tunnel to inspect the progress and status of work and working conditions.
The DC inspected different aspects of the tunnel, including its structural integrity, ventilation system, provision of lighting and other safety measures. He also reviewed the compliance of the construction project with the specified standards and guidelines.
The DC expressed satisfaction over the work done so far and appreciated the efforts of the construction team. He emphasized the importance of completing the project within the stipulated time frame and ensuring the quality of work meets the required standards.
The Khalleni Tunnel is a significant infrastructure development project of alternate National Highway 244 under execution of NHIDCL, in Doda and Kishtwar district, which aims to improve connectivity and enable smoother transportation in the region. The tunnel, once completed, will provide a shorter and more efficient travel experience to the commuters of the area, particularly during harsh weather conditions.
The DC assured the public that all necessary measures will be taken to expedite the construction work and ensure its timely completion. He also urged the concerned authorities to maintain quality control throughout the project to ensure a safe and durable tunnel for the benefit of the local community.