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Gadkari reviews progress of road and highway projects

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

for Road Transport and Highways today reviewed the progress of the ongoing projects of his department in the country.

He chaired a review meeting of the ongoing projects of the and National Highways Authority of (NHAI). The NHAI functions under the ministry.

The meeting will continue tomorrow also.

"In all, 427 projects are being undertaken by the NHAI, while the is working on 369 projects - each of them costing Rs 100 crore and above," said a statement issued by the (PIB).

The expressed unhappiness over the status of projects in Goa, it said.

PWD Sudin Dhavalikar,officers from the ministry and the NHA and representatives from states were presented at the meeting.

Out of the over 700 projects undertaken, 300 will be completed before March 2019, the statement quoted the ministry telling the meeting.

"The minister took step by step and project by project review of the ongoing projects," it said.

gave directions to officers and contractors to complete the work on 27,000 km road and highway projects that were awarded before March 2015.

The statement said, "2018 has been declared the 'construction year' by the and Highways."

expressed unhappiness over the progress of ongoing works in Goa, the PIB said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 18:00 IST
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