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Two Himachal highways seek WB funding for expansion

IANS  |  Shimla 

The Union has sought the financial assistance for upgrading two national highways in Himachal Pradesh, an said on Monday.

State said the national highways are 124-km long Hamirpur-Mandi section and 97-km long Paonta Sahib-Gumma section with an estimated cost of Rs 909.81 crore and Rs 779.10 crore respectively.

The Hamirpur-Mandi will be developed as a green highway for sustainable environment and inclusive growth.

The said a team of the is currently inspecting the roads and will meet state functionaries.

Nanda said the has also approved the second phase of the State Road Transformation Programme to be executed by the Road and other The total project cost is Rs 770 crore.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 19:12 IST
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