Nitin Gadkari recently laid the foundation stone for four national highway projects in Rajasthan, worth Rs 30 bn. Of the four highway projects, three projects are expected to be established in Bikaner, under the Bharatmala Project.
Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, is expected to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for national highway and Namami Gange works worth to Rs 58.94 billion at Haridwar in Uttarakhand.
Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated National Highway projects in Andhra Pradesh worth Rs 1,930 crore. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will also be present at the event.
PNC Infratech has four projects behind schedule, three of them given under the EPC route and one HAM project. The EPC projects conssit of the routes: Nagina to Kashipur, Koilwar to Bhojpur and Bhojpur to Buxar. The HAM project is from Dausa to Lalsot in Rajasthan that was given for Rs 881 crore. The reasons for these delays are pending environmental clearances and utility shifting. Stage 2 forest clearance is also pending for the project between Koilwar to Bhojpur.