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CM approves Rs. 2213.60 crore for the development of 919 km length 94 roads

    CM’s innovative approach to develop infrastructure and strengthen the road network in line with the rapid pace of overall development of the state

    • Rs.247 crore will be allocated for road improvement to widen 8 roads connecting metro cities
    • Rs. 147 crore for four-lane roads connecting ports-industrial areas
    • Rs.105 crore to make the roads connecting the tourism circuit 10 meters wide
    • Rs. 66 crore will be allocated for the operation of 3 state highways through advanced white topping technology to make the roads more durable and feasible

    Gandhinagar, Tuesday: Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has approved Rs 2213.60 crore for the development works of 919 km long 94 roads from small villages to metro cities with the aim of developing infrastructure in line with the fast pace of overall development of the state.

    With the growth in the activities of agriculture, industry-trade etc. in the state, the traffic caused due to vehicles has also increased day by day.

    Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has adopted a noble approach to develop sound road infrastructure along with this development journey of the state and has sanctioned affluent amount for 94 works including four lanes, 10 meters wide and road strengthening, bridges, bypasses on the state highways connecting ports, industrial centers, metropolises and tourist destinations.

    Also with context to Parikrama Path Yojana announced in this year’s budget, works worth Rs 467.09 crore have been sanctioned for widening 289.32 km of 37 roads passing through 17 districts to 10 meters.

    The Road and Buildings department will carry out the task of this circular path scheme in Kutch, Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, Dahod, Mahisagar, Anand, Narmada, Surat, Navsari, Valsad, Dang, Bhavnagar as well as Amreli, Gir Somnath, Junagadh, Porbandar and Devbhumi Dwarka districts.

    Along with the commitment to increase the ease of living, the Chief Minister have also set a goal of creating ultra-modern infrastructure facilities in the state at the centre.

    Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has sanctioned Rs 247.35 crore for road improvement, road widening of 117.71 km length of 8 roads connecting metro cities like Surat, Rajkot and Gandhinagar.

    Chief Minister has sanctioned Rs 66 crore works for 16.40 km length of 3 state highways by using advanced white topping technology to make the roads of the state more sustainable.

    Rs. 146.81 crore has been sanctioned for making 177.50 km long four lanes and 10 meters wide of 10 roads connecting Mundra, Dahej Port and industrial areas like Savli, Jhagadia etc.

    The Chief Minister has sanctioned Rs 105.28 crore for widening the 142.62 km length of 10 roads connecting the tourist circuit of Vadnagar, Pavagadh, Dharoi-Ambaji, Jambughoda, Sasan Gir and Somnath in the state by 10 meters.

    Under the guidance of Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel, the road network including widening of existing roads, construction of new pools, flyovers and construction of bypass roads in cities to minimize traffic related problems which is being extensively expanded in the state.

    He has sanctioned Rs 445.25 crore for forelaning of 71.73 km length of 3 roads passing through Surendranagar, Amreli and Kheda districts under Parikrama Path Yojana.

    Apart from this, the Chief Minister has sanctioned Rs 465 crore for construction of fly over/VUP and pool to develop Mehsana-Palanpur six lane road as a high speed corridor.

    Rs.158.15 crore for the purpose of land acquisition/construction for bypass road works in cities like Vapi, Valsad, Radhanpur, Amreli, Lunawada, Santrampur and Luni and big in the state and also for high level pool in place of, strengthening of pools, widening of roads. For which Rs.112.07 crore has been sanctioned.

    All the villages and other important places of the state are connected by a well-planned network of rural roads and highways.

    Keeping in mind generations to come Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has allocated total provision of Rs. 20,642 crore has been made in this year’s budget for the Road and Buildings department with a vision to accelerate the road infrastructure works.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat