Deputy CM seeks Centre’s help to complete road projects

Deputy CM seeks Centre’s help to complete road projects

Bihar’s deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday called on Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi and sought the Centre’s help in completing the pending road and bridge projects in the state.

Tejashwi, who is also the road construction minister, told Gadkari that the state government would meet the target set by the Union ministry to award works for constructing 500km of national highways (NHs) in Bihar by the end of this financial year. “The state government awarded 385km of NH works by January 31 and the work for the remaining 115km will be awarded by March 31,” Tejashwi said.

Gadkari appreciated the state government’s efforts and also approved its another demand to raise the target of awarding NH works from 500km to 1,000km in 2017-18. Read More…

Credit By : Times Of India

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