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Govt to award contracts for 55,000 km of highways in 2 yrs: Nitin Gadkari

Move will ensure building of at least 90k km of highways network under current govt, says Gadkari

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government has decided to award contracts for building 25,000 km of highways in the current fiscal and 30,000 km in the next to augment the road infrastructure, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. The move will ensure building of at least 90,000 km of highways network under the current government, he said. "Our aim is to construct a record 90,000 km of highways during the five years of the Narendra Modi government. We will be awarding 25,000 km this fiscal and another 30,000 km in the next one to achieve this," the road transport and highways minister told PTI in an ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 18:31 IST
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