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Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021, says Nitin Gadkari

Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021 and cost at Rs 1 lakh crore, says Nitin Gadkari on Business Standard. Union Minister Road Transport Nitin Gadkari said the government will build new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai and that cost Rs 1 trillion. Delhi-Mumbai expressway project will complete in next 3 years.


Latest News Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the government would start building a new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai. The project will cost approximately Rs 1 trillion. "A sum of Rs 1 trillion will be spent on this expressway ... Nitin Gadkari outlined major initiatives of his ministry for de-congestion of Delhi NCR. A total of 10 projects are underway costing Rs 356 billion," Ministry of Road Transport and Highway said in a statement. Work on the project will be completed in three years starting from this December, sources told The Times of India. This Delhi-Mumbai expressway project will reduce the distance from 1,450 km by road through NH8 to approximately 1,250 km, which in turn will also bring down the travel time significantly -- to about 12 hours from the current 24-hour travel time, TOI reported. According to the TOI report, the new expressway project will stretch across states covering two of the country's most backward districts, Mewat in Haryana and Dahod in Gujarat. The whole route will be:


Delhi-Gurgaon-Mewat-Kota-Ratlam-GodhraVadora-Surat-Dahisar-Mumbai. “This entire expressway will bring development to the undeveloped regions and hinterland in Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh to spur growth and some backward areas will also shine like Gurugram. Industrial and commercial development will generate jobs. We are now looking at building highways on new alignment rather than just expanding the existing stretches to decentralise development,� TOI quoted Gadkari as having said. The Delhi-Mumbai expressway will begin from Rajiv Chowk in Gurgaon. PTI reported that the transport and highways minister also talked about plans to build Chambal expressway that would be connected to the Delhi-Mumbai expressway. The Chambal expressway will benefit states like Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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Delhi mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021, says nitin gadkari  

Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021 and cost at Rs 1 lakh crore, says Nitin Gadkari on Business Standard. Union Minister Road Tr...

Delhi mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021, says nitin gadkari  

Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021 and cost at Rs 1 lakh crore, says Nitin Gadkari on Business Standard. Union Minister Road Tr...

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