Watch | Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone of 9 NH projects in Tripura

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Published: October 27,2020 12:53 PM
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October 27, 2020: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of nine National Highway projects with a length of nearly 262 km worth over Rs 2,752 crore in Tripura.

October 27, 2020: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of nine National Highway projects with a length of nearly 262 km worth over Rs 2,752 crore in Tripura.



The projects, on completion, will provide faster and hassle-free inter-state and international connectivity to Bangladesh.



It will be a big stride towards strengthening the state’s tourism sector. The projects will generate a large number of employment and self-employment opportunities for the unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled manpower of the region.



The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said, "They will reduce travel time and maintenance cost of the vehicles and saving of fuel. Implementation of the project would result in enhanced socio-economic conditions of the locality. These will improve the transport of agricultural goods and access to greater markets, thereby reducing the cost of goods and services”.



"These will also create easy and speedy access to health care and emergency services. In a nutshell, after completion of the above projects, there will be a quantum jump in the development of tourism, economic and international connectivity of this region."



Finally, the statement added, it will give impetus to the GDP of the state of Tripura.