Govt approves development of 352 km of highways at Rs 2,973 cr

Last Updated: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 19:01

New Delhi: The government today approved
developing 352 km of highways with an investment of Rs 2,973
crore.

The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure approved two/four
laning of 163.5 km of Ranchi-Argaon-Jamshedpur section of
National Highway-33 in Jharkhand at an estimated cost of Rs
1,011 crore, an official statement said.

The Committee also approved four/six laning of 71.4 km
stretch on NH-8A from Gandhidham to Mundra Port in Gujarat at
a cost of Rs 953.88 crore.

The proposal for four-laning of 117.60 km of NH-59
between Ahmedabad and Godhara in Gujarat at an investment of
Rs 1,008.5 crore was also approved,, the statement said.

All the projects will be awarded on design, build,
finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis, it added.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 19:01

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