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Govt approves Rs 64.41 bn road projects under SARDP programme for Nagaland

The statement said the land for these projects is being provided by the state government and these road stretches pass through landslide-prone region

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The construction cost for developers has gone down with projects being completed within the timeframe, a source said

The government on Wednesday approved road projects worth Rs 64.41 billion for under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme in North East.

"The (MoRTH) has approved the construction of twelve road stretches in the north-eastern state of under SARDP-NE. The 25 km stretch of the Chakabama - Zunheboto road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under mode. The project will cost about Rs 339.57 crore (3.39 billion)," MoRTH said in a statement.

Another 25 km stretch of the same road will be constructed in two-lanes under (engineering, procurement and construction) mode at a cost of about Rs 2.39 billion, it said, adding another stretch of 25 km of this road will be constructed at a cost of about Rs 2.85 billion.

Besides, a 20 km stretch of the same road will be constructed in two-lanes at a cost of about Rs 3.15 billion, besides another 20.534 km stretch for about Rs 2.4 billion.

The ministry said a 20 km stretch of the Merangkong- Tamlu - Mon road will be constructed in two-lanes for Rs 2.15 billion, while 19 km stretch of the same road will be constructed in two-lanes at a cost of about Rs 2.72 billion.

Another 27.835 km stretch of this road will be constructed in two-lanes at a cost of about Rs 3.23 billion and in addition to a 20 km stretch for about Rs 2.15 billion, it said.

The other projects related to the 22.558 km stretch of the Pfutsero - Phek road to be constructed at a cost of Rs 2.82 billion.

"Another 20 km stretch of the same road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under mode at a cost of about Rs 237.72 crore (2.37 billion)," the statement said, adding that other 20 km stretch of this road will be constructed in two-lanes at a cost of about Rs 2.51 billion.

The statement said the land for these projects is being provided by the and these road stretches pass through landslide-prone region.

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 23:26 IST
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