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On Saturday, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will unveil three National Highway Projects worth Rs. 5379 crore and further lay the foundation stones for other three projects in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur.

The Road Projects include widening of Gagariya-Bawri Kalan-Sedwa-Bakhasar section of National Highway-925, Dangiyavas-Keru-Nagaur section of Jodhpur Ring Road, Sata-Gandhav section of NH-925A, and Munabav-Sundra-Myajlar-Dhanana-Asutar-Ghotaru-Tanot section of NH-70.

A government statement reads that “these projects have a total length of 545.456 km and involve a cost of Rs. 3,631.20 crore.”

The Road Projects that Mr. Gadkari will introduce includes widening of Barmer-Sanchor-Gujarat Border (up to Gandhav Bridge) section of NH-68, Jaisalmer-Barmer section of NH-68, and Falodi-Jaisalmer section of NH-15 (New NH-11).

“The projects will contribute towards economic upliftment of western Rajasthan, improve the security scenario with better connectivity with border areas, and improve connectivity between districts, Tehsils, and villages,” said the government.

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