Rajasthan signs first MoU for road development under PPP model
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Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 20:01
Jaipur: The Rajasthan government today singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private company to develop and improve Jaipur-Bhilwara road under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.

It is the first project of the State for road development under PPP-model and would be completed in 18 months, according to an official.

The MoU was singed by Chiranji Lal, chief engineer (road) of public works department (PWD), and two officials of the company Bhilwara-Jaipur Toll Road in presence of state public works minister Pramod Jain here.

Under the Rs 248-crore project, the 212-km long route will be broadened and other developmental works will be undertaken to fully renovate the road.

Four places have been identified for toll tax collection while towns of Renwal, Fagi, Malpura, Kekri, Shahpura, and other important religious places like Diggi Kalyan temple, Jain Dadabadi and Ramdwara of Ramsnehi Mission will be benefited by this project.

Jain said that the government has prepared proposals for 22 projects of road development under PPP model, and 11 works on several national highways passing through the state have been identified and feasibility reports for most of these have been prepared.


First Published: Monday, July 12, 2010, 20:01

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