Centre approves road improvement works worth Rs 200 cr in Gujarat
14/09/2018 17:12

Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers, Mansukh L Mandaviya on Thursday announced sanctioning of road construction and improvement works worth around Rs 200 crore for improving the connectivity between five States – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Diu.

Mansukh L Mandaviya said, nearly 33,000 kilometres of National Highways have been constructed in the last four years, and work is underway on another 53,000 kilometres of National Highways. The Government aims at completing two lakh kilometres of National Highways by the year 2022, he said.

The Minister said, these nine works have been approved under EI/ISC Scheme. He said, the concerned authorities have been asked to prepare DPRs, and tendering for these projects will start soon.