IEP Chandigarh, February 11
Under the leadership of Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, the Union Government is strengthening the road network across the country.
In this series, now, Country is all set to receive another big gift as from today onwards Delhi-Mumbai Expressway,s first stretch will be officially opened, which will be formally inaugurated by Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi On February 12.
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal has expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister for gifting this expressway to the country and the State. “Strong road network plays an instrumental role to boost economic growth,” said, Sh. Manohar Lal.
Starting from Gurugram, this expressway will pass through Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. This will not only facilitate easy traffic movement in this area but will also pave the way for setting up new industries in this region, shared the Chief Minister.
Expressway will cover 129 km of Haryana
Notably, this 1380 km long eight-lane expressway will reduce the travel time between two of India’s most important cities, Delhi and Mumbai by half.
It will pass through five states including Haryana (129 km), Rajasthan (373 km), Madhya Pradesh (244 km), Gujarat (426 km) and Maharashtra (171 km).
This expressway will be completely ready by the year 2024. Its work will be completed in 53 stretches. As many as 55 airstrips are being built throughout the expressway having the landing facility for fighter jets. Besides this, there will be 93 stoppage points on this expressway. Trauma centers would be available every 100 kms, having helipads with airlift facilities