Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for highway projects worth Rs 8,341 crore in Rajasthan on Thursday (24 December), an official statement said.
These projects are for a road length of nearly 1,127 km.
"Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for 18 highway projects in Rajasthan tomorrow," the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said on Wednesday (23 December).
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by Union Ministers Gen (Retd) V K Singh and several ministers from the State.
"These projects for inauguration and foundation laying carry a road length of nearly 1127 kilometers, involving construction value of Rs 8,341 crore," the ministry said.
The projects include construction of balance works of six laning of Jaipur Ring Road at an estimated cost of Rs 1,216.67 Crore and 2LPS of NH-70 from Munabao (NH-25E) -Sundra-Myajlar-Dhanana–Asutar-Ghotaru-Tanot under Phase I of Bharatmala Pariyojna on HAM mode at an estimated cost of Rs 1,684 crore, according to the ministry.
Paving the way for development of Rajasthan, these roads will enhance better connectivity, convenience and economic growth in the State, it added.
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