Haryana govt inks MoU with NHAI for construction of Delhi-Rohtak six laning road

April 8, 2008

CHANDIGARH: Haryana  Government has signed a Memorundum of Understainding (MOU) with National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)for construction of six laning of Delhi-Rohtak road costing Rs 487 crore and it would be completed within next 30 months.

This was revealed by the Haryana PWD B&R Minister, Capt. Ajay Singh Yadav while interracting with the mediapersons after flagging of Mobile Highway Maintenance Van here Tuesday.

Capt. Yadav said that this prestigious Delhi-Rohtak project of six laning would be 63 km long and would have 16 fly over and three railway over bridges. He said that 16 km long bypass would be
constructed at Bahadurgarh and 23 km long bypass would be constructed at Rohtak.

The Minister said that the department had executed a record  number of works under National Highway and Central Road Fund Schemes.

He said that Rs 120 crore had been spent on NABARD works besides a sum of Rs 450 crore had been sanctioned during last year by the Ministry of Rural Development under the PMGSY Scheme. While during the previous regime a sum of Rs 100 crore was incurred within a span of five years
under PMGSY scheme.

Capt. Yadav said that similarly under the National Capital Region Planning Board a sum of Rs 1200 crore had been sanctioned while only a sum of Rs 65 crore were incurred during the previous regime under NCR schemes.

He said that during next two years, a sum of Rs 2000 crore would also be incurred for improving the infrastructure in the State under the Rajiv Gandhi Road Infrastructure scheme. This programme was
launched in the State on October 7, 2007 by the UPA Chairperson,  Sonia Gandhi from Dadri district Bhiwani.

The Minister said that NHAI would incur a sum of Rs 5000 crore in the State for strengthening the road infrastructure and a number of works were in the pipeline. He said that  a sum of Rs 588 crore would be incurred on Gurgaon-Nuh-Alwar road and Hodal-Nuh-Patudi road.

He maintained that a sum of Rs 1500 crore was required in the State during next two year to bring the road into a proper shape.

Yadav said that department had decided to procure these funds from various sources which included a sum of Rs 400 crore from National Capital Region Planning Board, Rs 250 crore from NABARD, Rs
350 crore from PMGSY and the rest money would be spent from the state resources.

He said that the department had also incurred a sum of Rs  400 crore for the construction of various government buildings during last year which was more than the total amount spent on construction of public building during previous regime.

He said that a number of bypasses which included Rewari, Sirsa, Kaithal and Dadri were being constructed. He revealed that Nirman Sadan was being constructed in sector 33, Chandigarh and it wouldbe constructed in two phases, the Chief Architect office would be ready within next three months while the office of PWD B&R would be ready by December end.

Capt. Yadav said that the main aim of starting Mobile Highway Maintenance Van to enable carrying out maintenance work of patch work on Highways besides these vans would be eco-friendly, pollution free, economical and very easy to handle. In the first phase, such 10 mobile
vans would come in operation from Wednesday.

The Commissioner and Secretary PWD B&R, K.K. Jalan said that Panipat flyover was almost ready and the final inspection of the same would be made on April 9.

He said that the testing for the same had already been completed and it would be opened for the public in the last of this month or in the first week of May. He said that a commuter had to pay a sum of Rs 20 as toll tax. He said that Panipat over bridge had been completed 8 months before the scheduled time.

Engineer-in-Chief, Mahesh Kumar said that about 12,000 crore would be spent by the Haryana Government in maintenance, construction and repair of roads and bridges during the tenure of present government. Out of this, a sum of Rs 4500 crore would be incurred by the NHAI and the rest would be incurred by the State Government. He said that a total sum of Rs 5000 crore was required to make six laning road from Dehi to Chandigarh.

On the occasion Chief Engineer, Roads, Mahavir Singh and Chief Engineer, Buildings, G.D. Goel and senior officers of the department were also present.

Source: punjabnewsline.com

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