Odisha to spend Rs 63.67 billion on transport infrastructure
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Odisha to spend Rs 63.67 billion on transport infrastructure

With a focus on rapid industrial development, Government of Odisha intends to improve road, rail, and civil aviation infrastructure in order to provide world-class transportation services. Between 2022-23 and 2026-27, an estimated Rs 63.67 billion will be spent on transportation infrastructure in the state. In the next five years, the Commerce and Transport Department intends to prioritise infrastructure upgrades for civil aviation, railways, and road transportation. A new greenfield airport near Berhampur in Ganjam has been proposed at a cost of Rs 2 billion, as has an upgrade of Birasal airport in Dhenkanal at a cost of Rs 3.8 billion, as well as a new airstrip at Malkangiri at a cost of Rs 500 million. While Rs 1 billion has been reserved for land acquisition for the Berhampur airport, Rs 500 million will be used for civil works like the runway, boundary wall and Rs 500 million for the construction of terminal building and ATC tower.

Also read: MMRDA plans tunnel to connect Eastern freeway to Girgaon Chowpatty Construction of a service road bridge at Thiruvallam is to begin

Also read:
MMRDA plans tunnel to connect Eastern freeway to Girgaon Chowpatty
Construction of a service road bridge at Thiruvallam is to begin

With a focus on rapid industrial development, Government of Odisha intends to improve road, rail, and civil aviation infrastructure in order to provide world-class transportation services. Between 2022-23 and 2026-27, an estimated Rs 63.67 billion will be spent on transportation infrastructure in the state. In the next five years, the Commerce and Transport Department intends to prioritise infrastructure upgrades for civil aviation, railways, and road transportation. A new greenfield airport near Berhampur in Ganjam has been proposed at a cost of Rs 2 billion, as has an upgrade of Birasal airport in Dhenkanal at a cost of Rs 3.8 billion, as well as a new airstrip at Malkangiri at a cost of Rs 500 million. While Rs 1 billion has been reserved for land acquisition for the Berhampur airport, Rs 500 million will be used for civil works like the runway, boundary wall and Rs 500 million for the construction of terminal building and ATC tower. Also read: MMRDA plans tunnel to connect Eastern freeway to Girgaon Chowpatty Construction of a service road bridge at Thiruvallam is to beginAlso read:MMRDA plans tunnel to connect Eastern freeway to Girgaon ChowpattyConstruction of a service road bridge at Thiruvallam is to begin

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