Haryana to strengthen road infrastructure in Mewat

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Chandigarh, Mar 16 (UNI) The widening and strengthening of the Gurgaon-Alwar and Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi roads have been approved under the National Capital Region scheme to provide sound network of roads in and around the Gurgaon and Mewat region.

While giving this information here today, an official spokesman said that the widening and maintenance works of a length of about 193 km roads would be covered under this scheme on which an amount of Rs 588 crore would be spent.

He said that after formation of Mewat as a new district, the state government had laid emphasis on road infrastructure development of this district. He said that the total length of road in Mewat district was 1125 km, out of which over 43 km had been repaired under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with an expenditure of over Rs 13.73 crore and the work of widening and strengthening on five other roads of about 66 km length at an estimated cost of about Rs 40 crore was in progress in Mewat area.

The spokesman said that an expenditure of Rs 15.88 crore had been incurred on repair and improvement of roads under various schemes in Mewat district during the current financial year.

He said that the construction and repair of old Gurgaon-Alwar road passing through Nuh town, Pingwan Shikrawa road, Solpur Kolgaon Doha upto Gurgaon-Alwar road, improvement of various link roads and Nuh Palwal road had also been sanctioned recently by the state government in the district on which an estimated expenditure of over Rs 20 crore would be incurred.

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