Modi Government Clears Rs 1 Lakh Cr Projects In Tamil Nadu; From Chennai-Bengaluru Express Highway To Slashing Accidents, See Benefits


Modi Government Clears Rs 1 Lakh Cr Projects In Tamil Nadu; From Chennai-Bengaluru Express Highway To Slashing Accidents, See Benefits

In a massive boost for Highway and Shipping infrastructure in Tamil Nadu, the central government has approved Rs 1 lakh crore for an array of projects. The projects also include setting up of three new elevated corridors in the state. An Express Highway between Chennai and Bengaluru will also be built. Union Minister Gadkari, who handles the portfolios of road transport, highways, shipping and water resources, has said this. Notably, Gadkari yesterday met Tamil Nadu, Governor Banwarilal Purohit. During his brief interaction, Purohit had recalled the demand of the state government to implement the interlinking of rivers Mahanadhi-Godavari-Krishna-Pennar-Palar-Cauvery-Vaigai, a Raj Bhavan release said. The Union Minister also requested the Union minister for road transport, highways, water resources and shipping to divert surplus waters in the west-flowing Pamba and Achankovil rivers to Vaippar towards Tamil Nadu and requested an early decision on the matter. Read More…

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