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Odisha CM inaugurates Sambalpur-Rourkela Biju Expressway

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Chief Minister on Monday dedicated the Sambalpur-to the people.

"It's a new chapter in the history of The project which covers a length of 162 km is one of the longest and the expressway will serve as a lifeline for western Odisha," said at the inauguration ceremony held at Jharsuguda.

He said the Expressway will connect eight districts of western with southern Odisha.

The is investing about Rs 3,000 crore in the road project.

The construction work of the has been completed between and

Four-lane roads having a total length of 650-km will connect Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur and Koraput.

Later, held a meeting in the constituency, which the party won in a by-poll held last month.

He said that the promises made during the election will be fulfilled and he would personally monitor the development work.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:34 IST