At current, the gap between Dehradun and Delhi is round 250 km. Work on the freeway, which can scale back journey time between the 2 cities to 2 and a half hours.
- Last Updated: February 26, 2020, 7:17 PM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
The Centre has given an in-principle nod to the development of an elevated expressway between Dehradun and New Delhi which can scale back the gap between the 2 cities to 180 km. The Centre’s go-ahead to the venture was conveyed to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat by the National Highway Authority of India Chairman S S Sandhu who made a courtesy name to the previous at his residence right here on Monday, an official launch stated.
Congratulating the folks of the state after his assembly with Sandhu, the chief minister stated the development of the freeway will increase tourism and show to be a milestone in its financial improvement. It will scale back the gap between Dehradun and the nationwide capital to 180 km and the state authorities will prolong all assist to the NHAI for the development of the elevated freeway, Rawat stated.
At current, the gap between Dehradun and Delhi is round 250 km. Work on the freeway, which can scale back journey time between the 2 cities to 2 and a half hours, will start quickly, Sandhu stated on the assembly with Rawat. Construction of an elevated street on the route moreover a brand new tunnel close to Mohand on the outskirts of Dehradun is proposed as a part of the venture, the NHAI chairman stated.
Noting that components of the proposed freeway fall below the jurisdiction of forest and wildlife division of neighbouring Uttar Pardesh, Sandhu requested the chief minister to request the UP authorities for fast forest and atmosphere clearances in order that work on the venture might be expedited.