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NHAI Reveals 3 Highways Built in 9 Years in Nagpur, Constituency of Minister Gadkari: RTI

NAGPUR, August 20, 2023 (The News Caravan) – The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has responded to a recent Right to Information (RTI) request, providing detailed insights into the construction and financial aspects of highways within the Nagpur constituency. The disclosure sheds light on the infrastructural development undertaken over the past nine years.

In a letter dated July 6, 2023, NHAI addressed the online RTI application submitted by Shri Ajay Basudev Bose, an RTI activist, inquiring about the statistics and costs associated with highways constructed between June 1, 2014, and July 1, 2023. The information was sought under the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005.

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NHAI Reveals 3 Highways Built in 9 Years in Nagpur, Constituency of Minister Gadkari: RTI

NHAI Reveals 3 Highways Built in 9 Years in Nagpur, Constituency of Minister Gadkari: RTI

The response, addressed by the Public Information Officer GM (Tech.) & Project Director, included an annexure outlining three key projects completed within the Nagpur constituency. These projects are significant contributors to the region’s infrastructure growth and development. The details provided in the response are as follows:

Sl. No.Name of WorkDistance (km)Construction Cost (INR Crores)
14 Laning of Saoner Dhapewada – Kalmeshwar Gondkhiani28.875480.06
24 Laning of Nagpur-Umred section (NH-353D)41.100418.41
3Four Laning of Nagpur-Wainganga Section of NH-645.43427.71

The provided data sheds light on the efforts made by NHAI to enhance the road infrastructure in Nagpur. These projects signify the commitment to strengthening connectivity and improving transportation within the constituency. The disclosed costs underline the financial investment required to execute such substantial infrastructural upgrades.

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Interestingly, the response indicates that over the past nine years, these three highway projects were the only ones executed within the Nagpur constituency, which is also the Lok Sabha constituency of Mr. Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways. This information comes against the backdrop of increasing emphasis on infrastructure development across the nation.

Ajay Bose, the RTI activist who submitted the inquiry, expressed his findings with clarity. “RTI reply received from NHAI reveals only 3 Highways Constructed in the last 9 years in Nagpur which is Lok Sabha Constituency of Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari,” Bose stated.

The disclosure from NHAI provides valuable insights into the infrastructural progress made in the Nagpur constituency under the stewardship of Mr. Nitin Gadkari. These highway projects play a pivotal role in enhancing transportation, connectivity, and overall regional development.

For further information or clarification, individuals have the option to appeal to the Regional Officer, Nagpur, who serves as the Appellate Authority in the matter.

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