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New economic corridor projects worth Rs.20,000 crore to be started in Haryana

New economic corridor projects worth Rs.20,000 crore to be started in Haryana

The Minister for Road Transport, Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, will inaugurate several Highway projects in Haryana, as part of the construction of a new economic corridor worth more than Rs.20 thousand crore on 14 July 2020.

Key Points:

  • The projects that will be started include:
  1. the 4-lane, 35.45 km Rohna/Hasangarh to Jhajjar section of NH 334B worth Rs 1183 crore.
  2. the 4-laning of 70 km of Punjab-Haryana Border to Jind section which is a part of the NH 71 and is estimated to cost around Rs 857 crore, and
  3. the 2-lane, 85.36 km road of the Jind-Karnal Highway on NH 709 amounting to Rs 200 crore.
  • The government will also provide compensation of Rs.10,000 crore for the acquisition of lands that are associated with these projects directly into the accounts of recipients.
  • The new economic corridor projects will also be beneficial for the people of Haryana as it will provide smooth connectivity within the State, along with the other States such as Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh.
  • The construction of the new roadways will also lead to saving cost, fuel and time, in addition to furthering the development of the backward regions of the State.

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