Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel issued instructions on Tuesday to repair and restore roads damaged by monsoon rain in towns and cities during Navratri.
Patel made the announcement during a high-level meeting in Gandhinagar to conduct a comprehensive review of the state’s existing roads due to the ongoing monsoon season.
According to an official release shared by the state government, Patel gave clear instructions that road repair work should begin immediately in the first two weeks of September and that the condition of roads in towns and cities should be restored by Navaratri if rainfall activity remained low or reduced in the state.
According to the release, Patel directed officials to remove the impact of monsoon in maha nagarpalika and municipal corporation areas, as well as restore the condition of roads through resurfacing, repairing, and new construction.
Minister of State for Roads and Buildings Jagdish Vishwakarma, Minister of State for Urban Development Vinod Moradiya, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister K Kailasanathan, Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary Pankaj Joshi and secretaries and senior officials of Urban Development and Road Building Department attended the meeting.