Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate the KMP and KGP expressways in March. He said that the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) and the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) expressways are scheduled to be completed by March 31. The chief minister announced this after inspecting the intersection of KMP-KGP and National Highway-1 at Rai in Sonipat district. Khattar said the construction work on these expressways would be completed within the prescribed time frame and it would help in getting rid-off of traffic jams. Earlier, during a review, he had sought a report from the officers of the construction company, an official release said here. Khattar also visited Badkhalsa in Sonipat where he said that under the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme, the sex ratio in the state had improved, and now it was 914 girls per 1,000 boys. In Badkhalsa village, this figure has crossed the 1,000 mark, he said. "Welfare and upliftment of girls is necessary for building a strong and stable society," Khattar said, exhorting villagers to educate girls. "Sonipat is fast developing as an education hub and more reputed institutions will soon come up in this area," he added. He also urged the youth to excel in sports.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)