Reportedly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC) which is spread over 10,000 acre and is India’s first greenfield industrial smart city, as a part of the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor.
Boards can be seen in Aurangabad on six roads, which say that maintaining or repairing the city roads is the responsibility of the State Public Works Department (PWD) and its not the task of Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).
Opposing the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation's (MSRDC) move to construct a flyover at the Mundha naka on Jalna road in Aurangabad, activists of the Mundha Naka Uddanpul Virodhi Nagri Kruti Samiti staged demonstrations on December 4.
Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has stated that it would soon start construction of eighteen roads in the city. In the first phase, the municipal body will carry out repairing and resurfacing of these roads with an investment of Rs 15 crore.
The Union government on October 30 cleared Rs 3,000 crore worth highway widening works in Maharashtra and Punjab. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved four laning of the Aurangabad-Yedeshi highway in Maharashtra at an investment of Rs 2,406.63 crore. In Punjab, the Sangrur-Haryana border road will be widened at Rs 612.28 crore investment.