Road improvement works in Gujarat worth Rs 200 crore approved by Centre

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya today announced sanctioning of road construction and improvement works worth around Rs 200 crore for improving the connectivity between five States – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Diu. He said, nearly 33,000 kilometres of National Highways have been constructed in the last four years, and work is underway on another 53,000 kilometres of National Highways. The Government aims at completing two lakh kilometres of National Highways by the year 2022, he said.

The Minister said, these nine works have been approved under EI/ISC Scheme. He said, the concerned authorities have been asked to prepare DPRs, and tendering for these projects will start soon.

Following is the list of approved works:


Sl. No. Name of the work Category of Road Length of Road in Kms/ Bridge in metres Estimated cost (Crore Rs)
1 Widening and Strengthening of Dantiwada Kuchavada Road SH 14.80 19.5
2 Widening and Strengthening of Chandisar Danthinda road SH 15.10 20
3 Widening and Strengthening of Kodinar Velan Kotada road, Taluka Kodinar SH 15.50 24.74
4 Widening and Strengthening of Delwada Ahmedpura Mandavi Vaso, Kob Road, Taluka Una MDR 14.40 14.75
5 Kalu river Causway to Maharashtra Border SH 31.20 39.50
6 Widening and Strengthening Ahwa Navapur road SH 19.00 43.88
7 Widening and Strengthening of Gangardi-Garbada- Jambua-Agawada Road, Taluka Garbada, Distt. Dahod MDR 13.20 6.00
8 Construction of Bridge across River Anas on Chakaliya Nani Mahudi Anas road, Taluka Jhalod, Distt. Dahod MDR 180 15.90
9 Widening and Strengthening of Vansda Sitapur Khamphla Bilmoda Road, Taluka Vansda, Distt. Navsari MDR 13.00 13.20
  Total     197.48


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