Haryana to spend Rs.263 bn building roads

July 15th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Manmohan Singh

Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Five major road projects will be implemented in Haryana at a cost of Rs 262.90 billion, MP Deepender Singh Hooda said Tuesday. Deepender Singh Hooda, who represents Rohtak constituency, urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to lay the foundation stones of these road projects.

“Delhi-Rohtak National Highway No. 10 would be a six lane project costing Rs.48.60 billion. Badarpur elevated highway would be six laned at a cost of Rs.34 billion,” said Hooda Tuesday.

He said that tenders have been invited for the four lane project of Rohtak-Hissar state highway at Rs.54.30 billion. The Rohtak-Panipat national highway 71-A will have four lanes at a cost of Rs.62 billion.

The four lane Rohtak-Jhajjar-Rewari-Bawal national highway 71 will be upgraded at a cost of Rs.64 billion.

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