Amritsar, March 18
Fulfilling the long pending demand of the residents, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday dedicated the newly-constructed railway overbridge (ROB) at Vallah to resolve the traffic problem and facilitate commuters coming to the city.
“This is a historic initiative that will help resolve traffic congestion in the holy city and benefit the residents, devotees and commuters,” said the CM, while addressing a gathering during the inauguration of the project.
The government spent Rs 33 crore on the project at Amritsar-Sahnewal section of the Railways. The project has come up with collective efforts of the Centre and the state and the Amritsar Improvement Trust spent Rs 18.83 crore on the ROB. Around Rs 14.12 crore were spared by the Railways, of which Rs 7.48 crore have been received whereas Rs 6.64 crore are pending.