CCEA gave nod for strengthening and widening of 455-km of National Highways

The projects are aimed at improving road connectivity in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and the expenditure to be incurred on these projects will be borne by the Union Government.

Created On: Apr 8, 2015 15:00 ISTModified On: Apr 8, 2015 16:41 IST

The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 7 April 2015 approved the projects for strengthening and widening of 455 kilometers of National Highways (NH) at a total capital cost of about 9500 crore rupees.

The projects are aimed at improving road connectivity in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and the expenditure to be incurred on these projects will be borne by the Union Government.

The NHs that form the part of 455-km of NHs approved include:
• Four laning of 138-km stretch of Sultanpur-Varanasi section of NH-56 at a cost of 3800 crore rupees
• Four laning of 200-km stretch of Varanasi to Ghazipur, Gorakhpur and further to Nepal section of NH-29 at a cost of 4400 crore rupees
• Four laning or two laning with paved shoulders of 115-km stretch of Madurai-Ramanathapuram section of NH-49 at a cost of about 1400 crore rupees

 

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