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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
23-February-2019 15:56 IST
Shri Nitin Gadkari to Lay Foundation Stones for Two Road Projects in Punjab on 25th February

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stones for two road projects worth Rs 746 crore in Punjab on Monday. These include upgradation of 67.64 km long Banga-Garhshankar-Shri Anandpur Saheb-Naina Devi road at a cost of Rs 581 crore, and construction of 2.555 km long elevated structure and vehicular underpass on NH-44 at Phagwara city at a cost of Rs 165 crore.

These projects will benefit the local populace by way of increased tourism, safe journey, reduced travel time, and enhanced economic activity and employment.