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Jai Ram Thakur calls on Union Road Transport and Highways Minister

Jai Ram Thakur, Himachal Pradesh, Himachal, Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP, BJP Himachal, Shimla, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, BJP Himachal Pradesh, Nitin Gadkari

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New Delhi/Shimla , 07 Jun 2021

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways at New Delhi today.Chief Minister thanked the Union Minister for  sanctioning various projects under Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) worth Rs.193 crore to the state. He said that roads are the lifelines of the hill state and these  roads would go a long way in strengthening the road connectivity in the State. Jai Ram Thakur also discussed regarding four laning of Shimla-Matour and Mandi-Pathankot  National Highways. He also thanked the Union Minister for the overall improvement in the roads under National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and requested for proper  maintenance of existing allignments of National Highways where work has been started by the executing agency.The Union Minister also reviewed the progress of road projects  under NHAI and assured to include road projects from the state in the second phase of Bharat Mala Road Project which would help in boosting religious tourism in the state. He  also assured to start work on Kaithlighat-Dhalli-Shimla bypass soon.Chief Minister also requested for speedy notification of 25 national highways approved in principle.Chief  Minister also invited Nitin Gadkari to the state. The Union Minister agreed to visit the state soon to not only review the progress of various projects but also for performing  foundation stones and inaugurations of new projects.Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister J.C. Sharma and Dy. Resident Commissioner Pankaj Sharma accompanied  the Chief Minister.


Tags: Jai Ram Thakur , Himachal Pradesh , Himachal , Bharatiya Janata Party , BJP , BJP Himachal , Shimla , Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh , BJP Himachal Pradesh , Nitin Gadkari



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