Maharashtra Samruddhi Corridor: First Letter Of Award Granted To Reliance Infrastructure For Rs 1,907 Crore PackageThe Delhi-Meerut Expressway (Representative, Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Work on the first package for the Rs 46,000 crore Mumbai-Nagpur Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg connecting Maharashtra’s capital Mumbai and winter capital Nagpur is set to start soon, reports IANS.

Package 7, named the Buldhana West package involves design, engineering, procurement and construction of 51 km of six lane expressway between Bade and Sawargaon Mal villages in the Buldhana district. Last year, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure emerged as the lowest bidder for the package.

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), the nodal agency to implement the 701 km expressway today (31 August) handed over the letter of award (LoA) to Reliance Infra.

Apart from this, Reliance Infra is also working on the construction of a metro line in Mumbai and the Versova-Bandra Sea Link.

Also Read: The Economics Of Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

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