Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir): The construction of road under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from Meer in Panchari area of Udhampur to Sankari Devta is underway. This is the first road in Jammu and Kashmir under said new cold mix technology. The use of hot mix plants is common in developing countries for roads.
Such plants emit organic compounds, smoke, black carbon, soot and sulphur oxide that are serious health hazards. The new Malaysian Technology, cold mix technology is highly engineered but simple and effective solution for road construction.