Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, on Tuesday said that Rs 18,869 crore worth projects will be implemented in Meghalaya by the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), reported Shillong Times.
Gadkari, while reviewing North-East (NE) India’s ongoing nwational highway projects, told reporters that NHIDCL will be taking care of all the road projects in the NE region instead of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) because NHIDCL “is responsible for construction of roads in the NE and was established by the government for special road construction”.
The Minister, while praising fast-tracking of all road projects in the region by NHIDCL, said that road projects totalling 52 km and worth Rs 520 crore were ongoing in Meghalaya while in the Bharatmala project, 599 km of roads at a cost of Rs 8,686 crore would be constructed. Read more
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