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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
23 MAR 2023 6:12PM by PIB Delhi
Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lays foundation stones of 21 National Highways projects worth Rs 9400 crore in Ranchi, Jharkhand

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones for 21 projects of 532 km at a cost of more than Rs 9400 crore at Dhurva in Ranchi, Jharkhand today.

Shri Gadkari said with the construction of 260 km 4-lane inter-corridor from Ranchi to Varanasi at a cost of 7000 crores, Ranchi to Varanasi can be reached in 5 hours. He said the 635 km, 4-lane Raipur-Dhanbad Economic Corridor will facilitate transportation of coal, steel, cement and other minerals.