Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 18 National Highway projects with a total
length of 550 km in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh worth Rs. 6800 crore as the state
goes for assembly elections in the next three months.
the occasion Mr Gadkari said the
two-decade-old demand of the local people to construct a bridge in Betwa has
been fulfilled. He said this 665 meter long bridge has been built at a cost
of 25 crores. The connectivity of Orchha, Jhansi, Tikamgarh will improve with
the construction of 2-lane paved shoulder bridge and footpath.
Sagar Greenfield Link Road will reduce
the distance from Bhopal to Kanpur by 21 km. The 4-lane widening till the Madhya Pradesh Uttar
Pradesh border will cut down the travel time drastically. Construction of
flyovers in Sagar City, Chhatarpur City and Gadhakota will solve the problem of
traffic jam, he added.
construction of the Bhopal-Kanpur Economic Corridor, the transportation of
cement and minerals will be easier and the logistic cost will be reduced. The
Minister said with the construction of this corridor, connectivity from Bhopal
to Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi will be good, Construction of 2-lane
road with paved shoulder from Tikamgarh to Orchha will make traffic safe.
The Minister also announced the
construction of a 4-lane Greenfield road of 105 km length from Bamitha to Satna
at a cost of Rs 2000 crore. With the
construction of this road, tourism of Tikamgarh, Panna, Chhatarpur, Khajuraho,
Bandhavgarh National Park will get a boost.