Mewat roads set for makeover: minister

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Chandigarh, May 19 (UNI) The road network in Mewat Region of Haryana is set for a major makeover with the commencement of improvement works of Gurgaon-Alwar road and Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi-Patauda roads shortly, Public Works Minister, Capt Ajay Singh Yadav said here today.

These projects would cut across the Mewat region as North South and East West Corridor, Mr Yadav said adding that four lanning and widening of 89 km Gurgaon-Alwar road had been allotted to PNC Infratech, which is associated with the construction of prestigious projects such as four laning of two stretches of Agra-Gwalior road (NH-3) including Chambal bridge and Etawah bypass.

The work of widening and strengthening of Hodal-Nuh-Pataudi-Patauda road had been awarded to Centrodorstory (India). This agency had carried out the important projects to four lanning of a number of stretches of National Highway No. 2 in Uttar Pradesh and upgradation of Ferozpur-Zira road in Punjab.

Capt. Yadav said that five road works of Mewat region involving length of 70 km at an estimated cost of Rs. 36 crore had been approved under State Plan namely Solpur Kole Gaon Doha upto GA road, Palwal Hathin-Uttawar, Pinagawa to Sikrawa, Nuh Palwal and Chandhat Gurwari Pehladpur road.

The Minister said that special repair work of 45 rural roads at a cost of Rs. 6 crore had been allotted to a contractual agency, the works of which were in progress. Improvement of these roads namely Bori Koti Punhana, Sikarawa-Bhadas and Hodal-Punhana-Nagina road had been approved under National Capital Region scheme and work of preparation of detailed project report had been allotted to consultant WAPCOS.

He said that four village roads of Mewat region had been included in Bharat Nirman Scheme for upgradation under Phase-VIII which was Nuh to Mohammadpur-Kota-Ghagaas to Bhadas, Hassanpur Kota Khandevla-Rampur, Punhana to Jurhera and Taoru to Bhogipur.

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