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Nitin Gadkari in Action Mode: Helicopter arrives to inspect world’s largest expressway

In Haryana, Union Roads and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inspected the Mumbai-Delhi Expressway today. Gadkari was present at this place for an event. At that time, he went to Sohna in Gurugram and reached the construction site of Mumbai-Delhi Expressway. Inspected how much progress has been made in the work. At present, the distance required for this journey is 1450 km, but after the expressway, this distance will be 1250 km. Therefore, it is said that this journey, which currently takes 24 hours, will be reduced to 12 hours due to the expressway. Gadkari also referred to the project as the largest expressway in the world.

Gadkari has also commented on the Delhi Katra Express-Web in Haryana. Expressing confidence that the expressway will be available for use in the next two years, Gadkari said the distance between the two cities will be reduced from 727 km directly to 572 km. He also said that the journey between the two cities would be reduced to six hours due to this route.

“We are working to build roads like Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Dehradun, Delhi-Haridwar and if these roads are built, these places can be reached in two hours,” Gadkari said.

Gadkari said the highways currently being constructed by the Haryana government were very important for Delhi and would help speed up the flow of traffic to states like Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand and also help solve the pollution problem in Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion, Gadkari said that the world’s largest expressway is being constructed in India and the entire country is proud of it. Gadkari also said that due to this expressway, Mumbai can be reached in just 12 hours from Delhi.

Gadkari accompanied by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also inspected the work of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. This time Gadkari reached this place by helicopter.

Gadkari said in another program in Rajasthan that by 2023-24, we will build two and a half thousand kilometers of roads in Rajasthan. The cost of these projects will be around Rs 30,000 crore.

In 2018, Gadkari was the first to announce the Mumbai-Delhi Expressway. At that time, he had said that he would build the Chambal Expressway and connect it to the Mumbai-Delhi Expressway. Gadkari had said that the expressway would connect many remote or tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, which would lead to greater development in these areas. The New Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be a greenfield route and will pass through relatively underdeveloped areas, Gadkari had said.

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