• Centre approves 2,600-km National Highways in Telangana

    Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held discussions with Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi on several issues including the pending National Highways, development of other roads, conversion into four-lane roads and waterways on Godavari.

    The Centre has given its assurance that the 2,600 km of National Highways would be developed once Telangana acquires land required.

    Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao addressed the media on Monday where he informed that the Centre had announced several National Highways after the formation of Telangana for which they have sought principle approval.

    He said that the Union Minister assured to issue orders soon. Land acquisition for expansion of 650 km of roads under National Highways Authority of India, a second bridge over Godavari at Bhadrachalam, expansion of Yadadri-Warangal four-lane road, Highway works at Amaravati, Kothagudem, Jagdalpur were also among the other issues taken up with Gadkari. Deion Sanders Jersey

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