Final Up to date: September 15, 2023, 11:09 IST
In an thrilling replace, Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Street Transport and Highways, lately revealed that the extremely anticipated Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is on monitor to be accomplished by December.
This 1,386 kilometers lengthy Expressway boasts an estimated finances of over Rs 1 lakh crore. This exceptional growth is ready to drastically scale back the journey time between the 2 iconic Indian cities to simply 12 hours.
Gadkari went on to share that the development of the expressway has already reached Vadodara, and there’s an upcoming inauguration ceremony by the Prime Minister, which is able to lengthen the expressway to Ratlam.
Moreover, Gadkari introduced that the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway has now reached Surat. The development course of past Surat has been meticulously divided into 12 packages, with six of them already awarded, and work is actively progressing on the Solapur package deal. It’s price noting that the environmental issues that after plagued the Surat to Nashik part have been expertly addressed.
Gadkari additional expressed his confidence that 70-80 % of the work to scale back the gap between Delhi and Chennai by 320 kilometers might be accomplished by the tip of the 12 months.
In one other thrilling growth, the federal government is gearing as much as have the Prime Minister inaugurate a 244-kilometer stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, proper in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.
This eight-lane part of the Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway in Madhya Pradesh begins from Neemthur village on the Rajasthan border and concludes at Timarwani village, marking the entry level into Gujarat. The expressway weaves via the center of Madhya Pradesh, connecting main cities like Garoth, Jaora, Ratlam, and Thandla.
Building has already kicked off for the grand 1,270-kilometer Surat-Chennai Expressway, which now ranks as India’s second-longest expressway, with a finances of Rs 45,000 crore devoted to its realization.
In one more groundbreaking transfer, 703 kilometers of Nationwide Highways have been constructed utilizing waste plastic within the versatile pavement’s sporting coat. Furthermore, Gadkari unveiled his plans to introduce a coverage for incorporating municipal waste in highway development.
Additionally, tips have been issued, mandating using waste plastic in periodic renewal and the sporting coat of service roads on nationwide highways inside a 50-kilometer radius of city areas with a inhabitants exceeding 5 lakhs.
Apart from this, the federal government intends to collaborate with overseas corporations and cling to worldwide requirements to boost highway development in hilly areas, together with states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and the Northeastern states. Security and environmentally-friendly practices stay paramount on this endeavor.