Chandigarh-Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday inaugurated and laid basis stones of 29 nationwide freeway initiatives value Rs 4, 000 crore in Punjab.
The initiatives included the Ladhowal bypass in Ludhiana, the six-lane flyover and two-lane street overbridge in Ludhiana, the 4 laning of the Jalandhar-Kapurthala part and three bridges on the Jalandhar-Makhu street.
Addressing a gathering in Hoshiarpur, Gadkari mentioned the BJP-led authorities below the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constructing expressways, together with inexperienced expressways, that are serving to shortening distances between locations.
He mentioned 5 greenfield expressways and financial corridors are being constructed at a price of Rs 1.20 lakh crore for higher connectivity from Punjab to Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.
He additionally spoke in regards to the 670-km greenfield expressway Delhi-Amritsar-Katra mission, saying as soon as this mission is full, one can attain Amritsar from Delhi in 4 hours and Katra from Delhi in six hours.