Monday, January 22, 2018

Move to do away with the Kherki Daula Toll Plaza

The Haryana Government is making efforts to do away with the Kherki Daula Toll Plaza. This was disclosed by the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, while interacting with media persons in Gurugram, today.
           In reply to a question, he said the state government was in discussion with the concessionaire, and, if an agreement was reached, this toll plaza would be stopped. Land has also been identified to shift this plaza to village Sehrawan.
          The Sehrawan panchayat has already passed a resolution to transfer land which has been sent for approval to the Director of Development and Panchayats Department. In both situations, this toll plaza would be removed from Kherki, the Chief Minister said.
           Those present included the Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Mr Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Planning, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Rao Inderjit Singh, and Public Works Minister (Building and Roads), Rao Narbir Singh.
CONSTRUCTING 43 ROADS LINKING RAJASTHAN: The Haryana Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh, has said that construction work on 43 roads connecting Rajasthan would begin in the new financial year to cope with increased traffic and ease people’s woes.
          Making this announcement after laying the foundation stone of six projects worth Rs 263 crore in Rewari District today, he said PWD works worth about Rs 1,400 crore were in progress in Rewari out of  which works worth Rs 322 crore had already been completed, works worth Rs. 717 crore were in progress, and the remaining were in the pipeline.
          The Minister today laid the foundation stone of six projects in Rewari district. These are bypass from Jhajjar Road to Narnaul Road at the cost of Rs 176.23 crore, construction of four-lane road from Dharuheda Chungi Chowk to Delhi Road NH-352 at the cost of Rs 2,176 lakh, construction of the underground pass of Rewari double gate at a cost of Rs. 655 lakh, construction of new road from village Mukundpur bypass to Salahwas at the cost of Rs 257.85 lakh, construction of road from Mukundpur Basai to village Jadthal at the cost of Rs 226.22 lakh, and road linking village Balawas Ahir (Budhpur road) with Khadgwas at the cost of Rs 24 lakh.
          Rao Narbir Singh said three overbridges would be constructed on this bypass which would ease traffic problems in the city. The construction work on this bypass has been lying pending for a long time, but the BJP Government has begun the construction work by removing all obstacles, he added.

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