Road travel time from Delhi to Kullu will be reduced to just 7 hours, promises Nitin Gadkari

He also said that work related to the construction of 11 more tunnels will soon be awarded in Himachal Pradesh.

Road travel time from Delhi to Kullu will be reduced to just 7 hours, promises Nitin Gadkari

Delhi to Kullu Road Time: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday laid the Foundation stone and inaugurated various National Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh.

Giving the details about National Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh, he said that the total outlay of the 222-kilometer long nine road corridors is Rs.6,155 crore.

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Nitin Gadkari said that these road projects will ensure prosperity for the people of Himachal Pradesh. The Minister promised that road travel time from Delhi to Kullu will be reduced to just seven hours within two years or even before.

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He also said that work related to the construction of 11 more tunnels will soon be awarded in Himachal Pradesh. The Minister said that the Government has accorded top priority to Manali – Leh tunnel construction.

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The Minister said that road construction works with an outlay of around Rs.15 lakh crore are planned this year, across the country. He said that process related to land acquisition and environment clearance needs to speed up to be able to complete the road construction on time.

Even as he announced to award works related to 491-kilometer long road construction in Himachal Pradesh with a total cost of Rs.15 thousand crores in the year 2021-22.

Furthermore, he said that possibility of a network of ropeway and cable car in Himachal Pradesh may be explored.

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