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Govt to construct 1,000 km e-ways under NHDP-VI

The government plans to construct 1,000 km expressways under the National Highway Development Project including the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, Parliament was informed on Monday.

“These (proposed) expressways including Delhi-Jaipur Expressway are at feasibility stage. Delhi-Jaipur Expressway is not found viable on BOT (Build, Own, Operate) Toll mode and different financing options are being worked out,” Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan said
in written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

The minister said in some highway projects, there are local problems in availability of land. The issue is being addressed with the support of respective state governments.

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