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Centre approves 112 rural road projects of Himachal Pradesh

BAJINDER SHARMA | November 26, 2019 03:48 PM

SHIMLA:The union ministry of Rural development has cleared the project proposals of 112 rural roads and one bridge amounting to Rs. 964.25 crores for upgradation and improvement of 1250 kilometres length in Himachal Pradesh.

Out of these, 109 roads are covered under green and climatic resistance technology, 17 roads would be upgraded as intermediate lane standard, six roads will be upgraded in quality of single lane standard and 89 roads have been proposed for improvement up to single lane standard.

Six roads in Bilaspur, Kullu and Chamba districts, nine in Solan, Una and Hamirpur, 24 in Kangra, three in Kinnaur, two in Lahaul-Spiti, 20 in Mandi, 11 in Shimla and seven in Sirmaur district have been considered for upgradation.

The approval for these road projects was accorded in a meeting held at New Delhi which was chaired by the Secretary Rural Development.

Principal Secretary, PWD J.C Sharma, Engineer in Chief RK Verma, ENC Projects PR Dhiman and Chief Engineer PMGSY PC Badhan attended the meeting on behalf of the state government.

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