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Gadkari announces 15,000 crore road projects for UP, Haryana

PTI 15 Aug 2014, 21:11:19 PM IST
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Faridabad: Union Minister for Roads, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today announced Rs 15,000 crore road projects in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.  

The Centre would invest over 15,000 crore for construction of roads in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. 5,000 crore would be alloted for road projects in Uttar Pradesh whereas Haryana would get 10,000 crore, Gadkari at the foundation stone laying ceremony of a flyover to be built over Yamuna river here.  

The Minister said the 200 crore flyover project, stretching over 23 km, would connect Greater Noida and Greater Faridabad.

“The flyover would be completed in two years. It would help in the development of both the districts,” he said.  Officials from the ministry are already engaged in making a detailed project report (DPR), he added.