Gadkari to inaugurate 9 NH projects

    New Delhi (NVI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, will lay the foundation stones of nine National Highway projects with a total length of nearly 262 kms worth over Rs 2,752 crore in Tripura tomorrow.

    The projects on completion will provide faster and hassle-free inter-state and international connectivity to Bangladesh, and will be a major stride towards strengthening tourism sector of the state, according to a Ministry of Road Transport & Highways release.

    The new projects will provide better connectivity, fast and safe movement of traffic to various tourist places, historical places and religious places in entire Tripura.

    These will also create easy and speedy access to health care and emergency services.

    The event will be presided-over by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in the presence of Union Minister Jitendra Singh and Gen (Retd) VK Singh, Ministers from the State, Members of Parliaments, MLAs and senior officers from the Centre and the state, the release added.

    -CHK