Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of various national highway projects as part of a new economic corridor worth over INR 20,000 crore in Haryana. The virtual event took place through video conferencing and saw the participation of the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala.
Projects such as 35.45 km 4-lane Rohna/Hasangarh to Jhajjar section of NH 334B costing INR 1183 crore, the 70 km 4-laning of Punjab-Haryana border to Jind section of NH 71 costing Rs 857 crore, and the 85.36 km 2-lane with paved shoulders Jind-Karnal Highway on NH 709 costing Rs 200 crore was inaugurated by the Union Minister.
Furthermore, he also laid the foundation stone of various projects which include, the 227 km 6-lane access controlled Greenfield expressway from Ismailpur to Narnaul on NH 152D, the 46 km 4-lane Gurugram Pataudi-Rewari section of NH 352W, the 14.4 km 4-lane Rewari Byepass among many others.
These upcoming national highway projects will help provide smooth connectivity within the state of Haryana. Also, it will provide connectivity to other states like Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. The projects will also save on time, fuels and cost, as also boost development in backward areas of the state.
Chief Minister Khattar thanked Nitin Gadkari for introducing these projects in the state and stated that these projects will give a new way to Haryana. Dy CM Chautala also praised the contribution of the minister and highlighted the event as a historic step that will take the road infrastructure of Haryana to a new height.
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