Road projects will improve infrastructure and connectivity: PM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the CCEA approval of road projects in Odisha and Punjab would help improve the infrastructure and connectivity in these states.

He informed that CCEA approved the development of four laning of Phagwara-Rupnagar Section of NH-344A in Punjab.

The cost is estimated to be Rs 1,444.42 crore and the total length of the road to be developed is approximately 80.820 kms.

PM Modi stated the project would improve infrastructure in Punjab & would also help in uplifting the socio-economic condition of this region in the State.

CCEA also approved the development of four laning of Angul-Sambalpur Section of NH-42 (New NH-55) in Odisha, which is estimated to cost Rs 2,491.53 crore and the total length of the road to be developed is approximately 151 kms.

The project would assist in speeding up the improvement of infrastructure in Odisha and in reducing the time and cost of travel for traffic, particularly heavy traffic, plying between Angul and Sambalpur section.

The development of four landing of Aurangabad-Telwadi Section of NH-211 in Maharashtra has also been approved CCEA. A?The cost is estimated to be Rs 2,028.91 crore and the total length of the road to be developed is approximately 87 km. Development of this project would help in uplifting the socio-economic condition and also increase employment potential for people.