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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
03 JAN 2019 4:20PM by PIB Delhi
Shri Nitin Gadkari to Lay Foundation Stone of / Inaugurate Six National Highways Projects Worth Rs 5379 Crore in Rajasthan

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stones for, and dedicate to the nation six National Highways projects worth Rs 5379 crore in Jodhpur in Rajasthan this Saturday.

The projects for laying of foundation stone include widening of Dangiyavas-Keru-Nagaur section of Jodhpur Ring Road to four lanes with paved shoulders, two/four laning with paved shoulders of Gagariya-Bawri Kalan-Sedwa-Bakhasar section of NH-925 and Sata-Gandhav section of NH-925A, and widening of Munabav-Sundra-Myajlar-Dhanana-Asutar-Ghotaru-Tanot section of NH-70 to two lanes with paved shoulders. These projects have a total length of 545.456 kms and cost of Rs 3631.20 crore.

The projects for dedication to nation include widening of Jaisalmer-Barmer section of NH-68 to two/four lanes with paved shoulders, widening of Barmer-Sanchor-Gujarat Border (upto Gandhav Bridge) section of NH-68 to two/four lanes with paved shoulders, and widening of Falodi-Jaisalmer section of NH-15 (New NH-11) to two/four lanes with paved shoulders. These projects have a total length of 398.171 kms and cost of Rs 1747.54 crore.

The projects will contribute towards economic upliftment of Western Rajasthan, improve the security scenario with better connectivity with border areas, and improve connectivity between districts, tehsils and villages.

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