Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has sanctioned a sum of Rs 405 crore for widening and strengthening of roads and augmentation of water supply and sewerage system schemes in the National Capital Region falling in Haryana.
The amount has been sanctioned by the Projects Sanctioning and Monitoring Group of the Board, Haryana Chief Secretary Promila Issar said while talking to reporters here today.
Such a huge amount had become possible only due to the strenuous efforts of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, she added.
She said projects costing Rs 215 crore had been sanctioned for widening and strengthening the roads in Jhajjar, Rewari, Rohtak and Sonepat districts.
She said a sum of Rs 40 crore had been sanctioned for the construction of three rail overbridges.
Ms Issar said a sum of Rs 190 crore had also been sanctioned in water supply and sanitation sector which included 9 projects of sewerage and 7 of water augmentation schemes.
She said these projects would go a long way in strengthening the infrastructure of the NCR.