After inaugurating Domestic Cruise Terminal and Mumbai-Goa luxury cruise, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday while addressing the gathering at Mumbai’s Princess Dock informed that the central government will invest nearly ₹7.5 lakh crore in the development of roads and port infrastructure in Maharashtra.
While various projects worth ₹1.5 lakh crore are at the stage of implementation, the road and shipping minister said that the government is planning to initiate development projects of ₹2.35 lakh crore under the Sagarmala project in the state. In the development of roads, ports, and to strengthen the connectivity through water, the government will spend around ₹7.5 lakh crore in Maharashtra.
Almost 115 infrastructure projects are being initiated in Maharashtra, and under Sagarmala project, ₹2.5 lakh crore has been invested in port-related projects. Initially, development projects for the state were nearly about ₹5.5 lakh crore which has now increased to ₹7.5 lakh crore,” Gadkari informed.
Gadkari also informed that Mumbai, in future, will possess a Marina club for people to buy boats for personal use and announced that next month. two more floating restaurants will float in the sea. Addressing the gathering, CM Devendra Fadnavis pointed out that with the help of the shipping minister, the gates to develop the eastern shores of Mumbai have opened up. Read more