Funds to the tune of Rs 13,740 crore would be spent over the coming two years for widening highways and inter-city roads running through Punjab, the state government said on Thursday.
Punjab government has put the construction work on Faridkot-Kotkapura and Shahkot-Moga- Ramgarh National Highway on fast track and orders have been issued to complete both road by March next year.
With an aim to reduce traffic congestion between Kharar and Chandigarh, four-laning of the Morinda-Baddi road through Kurali and Siswan was approved on Wednesday by the Punjab government.
PWD minister said as a part of this campaign, the construction of 48 veterinary hospitals would be completed by the department during the next one year.
Punjab Public Works Department Minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon said his top priority would be to provide world class road infrastructure in the state.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium