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    New road projects only after all due clearances: Nitin Gadkari

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    New road projects will be launched only after securing all due clearances so that they are not held up. Union Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.

    “Infrastructure projects will not get stuck now as all future road projects will be inaugurated only after getting all due clearances first such as land acquisition, environment clearances and utility shifting,” Gadkari said.

    He said  in 2014, the number as well as length of National Highways has been doubled in Rajasthan.

    Government has earlier approved 12 highway projects worth Rs 6,067.9 crore in eight states.

    “When Rajasthan became a state, it had only 7,498 km of National Highways. In the last three years, the length has been doubled to 14,465 km,” he said. “What could not be done in the last 50-60 years, has been accomplished in three years of Modi government.

    Earlier in 2016 , IRB Infrastructure Developers has bagged a DBFOT road project for six-laning  in Rajasthan.

    Projects getting delayed or getting stuck is a thing of the past now,” Gadkari said. He said the number of National Highways has been increased from 35 to 85 and 44 big projects, costing around Rs 10,430 crore, have been started in the state.

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