Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lays foundation stones of 10 National Highway projects worth Rs.3843 crore in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 10 National Highway projects of 220 km at Bishtupur, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand at a cost of Rs.3843 crore yesterday.
Shri Nitin Gadkari said with the construction of Jharkhand’s first 4-lane double-decker elevated road from Kali Mandir to Baliguma on Ranchi-Jamshedpur road at a cost of 1876 crores, the journey of 45 minutes will be covered in 5 minutes.
The Minister said Ranchi to Jamshedpur Inter Corridor will improve connectivity to West Bengal-Odisha. This corridor will bypass Ranchi city and connect Delhi-Kolkata Highway (NH-2) and East-West Corridor (NH-6), providing Jamshedpur-Kolkata direct connectivity. He said this route from Hatgamaria to Bokna Hathichowk (NH-320G) in West Singhbhum district will provide better connectivity to Naxal-affected areas and aspirational districts with the construction of Kolavira road.
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