New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre today approved six-laning of Kaliagura – Baunsaguar section of NH-130-CD under Raipur-Visakhapatnam Economic corridor. The national highway development project passing through Odisha was sanctioned under the Bharatmala Pariyojana.
A budget of Rs 1,539 crore has been approved for the project. This was informed by Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari in a tweet.
Following the decision, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari for approving the NH project in Odisha.
Pradhan in a tweet said the project will bolster connectivity and create large-scale employment opportunities.