Punjab govt approves 9 new road projects at a cost of Rs 1400 crore

Chandigarh/July 21
Punjab government on Sunday gave approval for 9 new Road Projects which will be constrcuted at a cost Rs 1400 Crore.
Punjab’s Public Works Department minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon said that the state government conducted special survey and had identified these nine road projects.
“The new road projects include 70.67 km Barnala-Mansa-Sardulgarh-Sirsa Road (Upto Haryana Border), 33.75 km Ratiya- Boha- Budhlada- Bhikhi Road, 24.05 km Mukerian-Gurdaspur road, 59.16 km Dharamkot- Zira- Ferozepur Road, 33.50 km Phillaur- Naggar-Rahon Road, 87.70 km Kapurthala-Tarn Taran- Chhabal- Attari Road, 56.57 km Chandigarh-Landran- Chunni- Sirhind road, 52.50 km Rampura-Maur-Talwandi Sabo-Raman Mandi and 33.60 km Shri Mukatsar sahib-Malout Road,” Dhillon said, adding that detailed project reports have been prepared and all formalities for these projects will be completed within coming three months.
Dhillon said that Punjab is all set to become the state that has best road connectivity in the country and during SAD-BJP regime, Rs 624 Crore were spent on upgrading 520 KM Roads and 33 Railway Overbridges were built with the cost of 564 Crore.