Government approves 9 highway projects worth Rs 2600 crore

Posted on:22 Sep 2016 09:20:02
Government approves 9 highway projects worth Rs 2600 crore
22 September 2016 Current Affairs: The central government has approved nine highway projects at a cost of Rs 2,600.31 crore.

The projects, cleared by the Standing Finance Committee (SFC), includes Rehabilitation and Up-gradation of Allahabad-Mirzapur section (Km 400.878 to Km 450) of NH-76 in Uttar Pradesh to two-lane at the total project cost of Rs 241.37 crores.

Construction of two-lane with paved shoulder of Pilibhit-Puranpur section from Km 0.000 to Km 38.000 (excluding Tiger reserve area from Km 20.200 to Km 23.400) of NH-730 in Uttar Pradesh has been approved at a cost of Rs 176.94 crore

The construction of capital road (Bypass road from Dimapur to Kohima of 34.171 Km length) under Inter State Connectivity Scheme in Nagaland during 2016-17 has also been approved at a total cost of Rs 325.81 crore.

The other highways approved are in the states of Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

 

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