Haryana forwards Rs 450 road projects to NCRPB

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Chandigarh, Dec 6 (UNI) Two projects, involving construction of Gurgaon-Sohna-Nuh-Rajasthan Border road and Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi-Patauda, costing Rs 450 crore have been sent to National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) for approval.

This was stated by Haryana Chief Secretary Promilla Issar while interacting with mediapersons here today.

She said the Rajiv Gandhi Bridges and Roads Infrastructure Development Programme which was launched by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would be implemented in three phases.

The first phase would include implementation of the projects regarding bridges and roads worth Rs 1000 crore by March 31, 2008, while the second phase would consist of implementation of projects amounting to Rs 1000 crore during financial year 2008-09. The third phase would also require implementation of projects of Rs 1000 crore during the year 2009-10.

Besides, Project Sanctioning Monitoring Group regarding NCR projects had already sanctioned nine projects of PWD (B&R) Haryana involving a total cost of Rs 232 crore, she added.

The Chief Secretary said that all seven projects under Central Road Fund costing Rs 86.69 crore had been taken up. She said that Road Over Bridges (ROBs) at Bhiwani-Tosham road and Dadri-Jhajjar road had been taken up.

With a view to widening, strengthening and repairing of the existing bridges in the state, Ms Issar said as many as 163 bridges in 20 districts had already been identified and would be widened and repaired at a cost of Rs 100 crore.

She said Rs 13.73 crore had been sanctioned by the Union government so far for the development of Eco-Tourism in Morni-Pinjore, Kalesar and Sultanpur in the state including the development of tourist complexes at Hodal and Dharuhera.


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