Govt approves Rs 4,918-cr highway project in Bihar, Jharkhand

New Delhi, Jan 20: The government today approved a Rs 4,918-crore highway project for widening of NH 2 stretch in Bihar and Jharkhand to augment the state's infrastructure.

The decision was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Govt approves Rs 4,918-cr highway project in Bihar, Jharkhand.
"CCEA has approved six-laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/ Jharkhand Border - Barwa Adda section on NH 2 in Bihar and Jharkhand," an official said.

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The widening of the national highway (NH) will be done at an estimated cost of Rs 4,918 crore.

The project is 222 kms long and will "improve infra" in Bihar and Jharkhand and will reduce time of travel, the official added.


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