Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation of roads in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari would lay the foundation stones for two road projects worth Rs 746 crore in Punjab on Monday.
The projects include upgradation of 67.64-km-long Banga-Garhshankar-Shri Anandpur Saheb-Naina Devi road, which would be built at a cost of Rs 581 crore, and construction of the 2.555-km-long elevated structure and vehicular underpass on NH-44 at Phagwara city that would be built at a cost of Rs 165 crore.
As per an official communiqué, Gadkari would also lay the foundation stones for seven NH projects worth over Rs 4,419 crore in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra on Sunday.
Gadkari would be accompanied by Himachal Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, Union Minister JP Nadda and former CM Shanta Kumar.