NHAI begins work on 22-km cycle observe
Charanjit Singh Teja
Amritsar, January 18
The Nationwide Freeway Authority of India (NHAI) began the development of 22-km lengthy biking observe from Ghanupur Kale bypass to Attari. The NHAI will spend Rs 6.5 crore on the undertaking and a separate observe could be developed. The observe would profit residents who pedal on the freeway to maintain themselves match. Sportspersons also can compete on the observe.
The NHAI had given the contract for making the observe to a personal firm. The development of the observe had began just lately. The employees of the development agency claimed that work is a bit gradual on account of winter. With sunny days forward, the work will velocity up.
The width of the observe might be three meters and it could be constructed 15 toes away from the wall of cantonment. As per the contract, the work might be accomplished inside the subsequent six months. The freeway authorities bought the approval from the Border Safety Forces (BSF) for development of a cycle observe alongside the BSF cantonment. The observe will even be helpful for BSF personnel as jawans additionally participate within the biking competitions.
The NHAI engineers claimed that they’ve tried to save lots of most timber whereas planning this observe. Solely 60 timber could be axed. The NHAI required permission from the Forest Division for the axing of timber.
MP Gurjit Singh Aujla mentioned residents, particularly children, would profit from the undertaking.