Repairs of national highways should be completed soon

Pending schemes should be sanctioned

Mr. Sartaj Singh urges union road transport minister

sartaj17.9Bhopal, September 17, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan):   Public Works Minister Mr. Sartaj Singh met Union Road Transport and Shipping Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi today and urged him for early sanction to schemes of national highways passing through the state, which are pending with the Centre. He also urged for early maintenance and repairs of national highways. Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mr. Thawarchand Gehlot and Principal Secretary PWD Mr. Pramod Agrawal were also present on the occasion.

The Minister urged the Union Minister to expedite construction of national highway stretches from Obaidullganj to Betul and Bhopal to Biaroa and ensure early completion of repair works. Mr. Singh urged for early release of Rs. 226 crore under C.R.F. Union Minister Mr. Gadkari assured that funds demanded will be released by month-end and works of national highways completed without delay.