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Joshi lays stone for widening Rajasthan road

Posted on Feb 24, 06:36PM | IBNS

New Delhi, Feb 24 : Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi on Saturday said the centre in the coming five years will spend Rs.56 lakh crore on infrastructure development.

Joshi informed this while laying the foundation stone for four-laning of Beawar-Gomti crossing section of National Highway number 8 at Bhim Town of Rajsamand district in Rajasthan.

The four laning of this 116 km long two-lane road will cost Rs.1150 crore.

Speaking on the occasion the minister also said that this will not only benefit the people of Rajsamand but also make travelling between Delhi and Mumbai easier.

Widening of this road is very important for the economic and social development of Rajasthan, he added.