Work on Expressway in full swing in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Jul 18 (UNI) The construction work of the 135.65 kilometre long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway crossing 18 villages of Gurgaon district was in full swing.

While giving this information today, an official spokesman here today said that the KMP expressway which is to be constructed at a cost of Rs 1490 crore, would link five important National Highways (NH) of Northern India. This expressway would mutually connect the Delhi-Amritsar NH-1, Delhi-Abohar-Fazilka via Rohtak NH-10, Delhi-Jaipur via Gurgaon NH-8, Delhi-Mathura via Faridabad NH-2 and Delhi-Alwar via Sohna NH-71B.

He said that the expressway starts from Kundali in Sonipat district situated on NH-I. From Kundli, it would across the NH-10 near Bahadurgarh and then it would link upto NH-8 near IMT Manesar in Gurgaon. Thereafter, after crossing Sohna-Alwar NH-71B, it would end at NH-2 in Palwal.

The expressway would across the districts of Sonipat, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Gurgaon, Mewat and Faridabad. It is expected to be completed by end of this month.

The spokesman said that with increase in the floor rates of land by the Haryana Government, farmers of the state had got Rs 650 crore as compensation for the land acquired for this project.

Besides compensation, as per the government policy, they would also get royality.

The expressway was being constructed by the Haryana State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC).

The expressway would across the villages of Mubarakpur, Jhangrola, Sultanpur, Saidpur, Mohammadpur, Khetawaas, Patli Hazipur, Babra Bakipur, Dhana, Kaasan, Baslambi, Kharkari, Mokalwaas, Fakarpur, Kookraula, Fazilwaas, Udaipuri, Langra and Chandla Dungarwaas in Gurgaon.

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