Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday inaugurated and laid the muse stone of 9 nationwide freeway initiatives price Rs 2, 367 crore masking a complete size of 225 km in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur district.
He mentioned that the initiatives that had been inaugurated embrace a 1.5 km lengthy bridge on Jamni river on Tikamgarh-Jhansi street at a value of Rs 43 crore.
“This will make it easier to reach Orchha, the tourist destination of Rajaram’s temple, ” the minister mentioned.
He mentioned that the development of a street with a 2-lane paved shoulder from Chandia Ghat to Katni Bypass will carry a qualitative change in connectivity to the coal mines of Katni whereas widening of Bamitha-Khajuraho street will strengthen tourism in Khajuraho.
“Besides, the social and economic condition of this area will also improve, ” the minister mentioned.
He mentioned that the initiatives embrace upgradation work of the street from Gulganj Bypass to Barna River, 2-lane street upgradation work from Barna River to Ken River, upgradation work with 2-lane paved shoulder from Shahdol to Sagartola, Lalitpur-Sagar.
“The construction of a total of 23 VUPs, bridges, service roads in the Lakhnadon section, construction of a total of three foot overbridges at Suktra, Kurai and Khawasa and improvement work of 2 black spots at Ghunai and Banjari valley is included, ” the minister mentioned.
He mentioned that these initiatives will enhance the connectivity of the encompassing campus.
“Time and fuel will be saved and the area will develop from the economic, social and tourism point of view, ” the minister mentioned.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav, state ministers, in addition to MPs and MLAs of the area had been additionally current on the event.