• 1,446 km long roads to be completed before March 2018

    Raipur Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has directed for completion of under construction roads in Chhattisgarh including those in Left Wing Extremist affected areas by March 2018. Dr Singh, who was chairing a review meeting of Public Works Department in Mantralaya, directed for timely completion of roads while also ensuring plantation on both sides. He directed the officials to monitor the Cement Concrete road between Kawardha and Chilfi as the road is being built using modern technology. The same technology may well be used in cement concrete roads in limits of municipal councils and municipal corporations.
    In the meeting, Dr Singh gave the target of completion of 100 kilometers road construction every month. It was informed in the meeting that a total of 1,446.65 kilometers of roads is under construction worth Rs 9264 crores. Arang-Saraipali (21.6 kms), Raipur-Bilaspur (126.5 kms), eight roads under NHDP are included in the package. Rs 656.48 crores worth four road works totaling 186.8 kms in all are also under construction in left wing extremism affected areas.
    Public Works Department Minister Rajesh Munat, Additional Chief Secretary N Baijendra Kumar, PWD Principal Secretary Amitabh Jain, Aman Singh, Principal Secretary to Housing and Environment department along with other officials were present in the meeting. Daniel Pribyl Authentic Jersey

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