Gadkari lays foundation for 11 national highway projects in Madhya Pradesh

NEW DELHI : Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday laid foundation stones for 11 national highway projects with a total length of 534 km 5,722 crores in Madhya Pradesh, in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan.

“These projects will provide easy transportation for pilgrims and tourists,” Gadkari said.

Along with the development of the Ujjain-Dewas Industrial Corridor, the entire Malwa-Nimar region will be developed, border areas will be developed as storage hubs. This will save time and fuel, and ensure a safe journey, he added.

The development of these corridors will help connect agricultural markets adjacent to Ujjain and create employment opportunities.

“The government is taking continuous steps to build the next generation infrastructure with a commitment to delivering smoother connectivity, faster development, better security and prosperity for all,” Gadkari concluded.

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