Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on April 29 mentioned that the work on the Regional Ring Road (RRR) round Hyderabad will start in three months. He mentioned that the northern a part of the RRR has already been sanctioned by the Center and a Detailed Project Report (DPR) is within the remaining stage of preparation.
He additional assured the Telangana authorities that the Center will take into account its request for sanctioning the southern a part of the undertaking. Gadkari was talking at a program in Hyderabad for laying basis stone and dedication to the nation of 12 nationwide highways and seven Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) tasks.
The tasks of a complete size of 460 km are estimated to price Rs 8,000 crore. The Union Minister praised the Telangana authorities for its supply to bear 50 p.c price of the acquisition of lands for the undertaking.
He advised to the state authorities to have deliberate cities, industrial clusters, logistic parks alongside the RRR and purchase lands for them. He identified that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) can also be growing logistic parks.
The proposed RRR Ring Road will traverse round Hyderabad at a median distance of 40 km to 50 km and it’ll have a size of about 340 km. The total price of the undertaking might be Rs 16,003 crore.
Telangana’s Roads and Buildings Minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy mentioned land acquisition work for the 158-km lengthy northern half might be expedited and accomplished throughout the present monetary yr.
The southern half, which might be 182 km lengthy, is but to be notified as a National Highway by the Union Ministry. Gadkari described Hyderabad as a world-class metropolis within the info expertise sector and a development engine for the nation. He mentioned a whole lot of growth is going on across the metropolis.
He mentioned if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of Atmanirbhar Bharat and $5 trillion financial system is to be achieved, Telangana can even should grow to be a powerful and affluent state.
He assured that by the top of 2024, the highway infrastructure of Telangana might be at par with the US. He mentioned from 2014 to 2024, a complete quantity of Rs 3 lakh crore would have been spent on nationwide freeway infrastructure within the state.
Stating that 26 inexperienced specific highways are being developed within the nation, he mentioned 5 of them will move by way of Telangana. The Indore-Hyderabad freeway, which is 787 km lengthy and being developed at a price of 17,000 crore, will move by way of Telangana to a size of 136 km.
Surat-Solapur-Kurnool-Chennai freeway, being developed at a price of fifty,000 crore, will move by way of Telangana to a size of 78 km. Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam freeway is being developed at a price of Rs 5,000 crore whereas Rs 12,000 crore might be spent on the Nagpur-Vijayawada freeway.
(With inputs from IANS)