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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 15 national state highway projects worth Rs. 4,127 crore

On Friday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 15 national State Highway Project worth rs. 4,127 Crore which includes a major national Highway of Nagaland and 14 other national Highway projects. On Friday, he inaugurated these projects and laid the foundation stone for them.

According to the official press release, The length of the National Highway projects that Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated in Nagaland is about 266 km and the cost of these projects is about Rs 4,127 crore. Nagaland Chief Minister Rio Nephi was also present at this inauguration ceremony.

On the auspicious occasion of this inauguration, Nitin Gadkari said that the central government is fully committed to the development of Nagaland and the North East. He also informed that in the last 6 years 667 kilometers have been added to the National Highway in Nagaland which shows a 76 percent growth. He also said that the National highway network has been increased from 880.68 km to 1,547 km.

The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that most of the districts of Nagaland are connected with a strong network of national highways in the ceremony. He requested Nagaland Chief Minister Rio Nephi to send land and compensation estimates regarding Kohima bypass at the earliest. He also told that the National Highway and Infrastructure Corporation Limited in Nagaland has constructed the Kohima Mao road in two lanes. Nagaland Chief Minister Rio Nephi also requested to consider the development of roads in the state. In this inauguration ceremony he also raised the issue of Dimapur and Kohima Road which is considered to be the lifeline of Nagaland

Published: December 5th, 2020

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