The major development was made public by Puducherry Chief Minister (CM) V Narayansamy who revealed the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had during his recent visit approved the projects.
These projects include four-laning of several road segments apart from development of highways in the UT. Gadkari was in the UT to review the status of the progress made on ongoing projects.
Meanwhile, CM Narayansamy also announced that the Government of India's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme which only covers a lakh families in Puducherry as of now will be expanded to cover all 2.5 lakh families of the UT.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.