New Delhi. It will be easy to go from Delhi to Punjab by road. The work of Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway is going on in full swing. The construction work has started on two states on this expressway passing through three states and the process of construction is going on on the third state. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has fixed the deadline for completing the construction work of the section of this expressway passing through Haryana. This will be completed by March 2024. Once it is ready, it will be easy to go from Delhi to Punjab.
Delhi Katra Expressway 668 kms. It is long, passing through three states of Haryana, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. According to the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, 597 km. The land has been acquired and handed over for construction. The remaining land will also be acquired soon. This expressway is the highest at 422 km from Punjab. Will pass Construction work has started in Haryana and Punjab, while in Jammu and Kashmir, land has been acquired and handed over to the construction agency. 158 kms in Haryana. There will be a long expressway.
Will pass through these districts in Haryana
The expressway will start from Kundli Manesar Palwal (KMP) interchange, passing through Jhajjar, Rohtak, Sonipat, Jind, Karnal and Kaithal districts. The Minister of Road Transport and Highways, the expressway passing through here will be completed by March 2024.
Know the current progress of the expressway
668 kms. Long Expressway is 158 kms in Haryana. and 422 km in Punjab. will be long. 158 kms in Haryana. The construction work has started in the section, while in Punjab 107 km. The construction work has started in the long section and 384 km. The total land has been handed over. Here 39 km. The DPR of the section is being prepared. 88 kms in Jammu and Kashmir. There will be a long expressway, out of which 55 km. The land has been handed over. The total estimated cost of this expressway is Rs 3737525 crore.
will save time
At present, it takes about 14 hours to travel from Delhi to Vaishnodevi, Katra by road and from Delhi to Amritsar 405 km takes about eight hours, but after the construction of the expressway, the distance to Katra is eight hours and the distance to Amritsar is four. Can be fixed in hours. This expressway will be of four-lane, will have truck stops, food court, trauma centre, ambulance, fire brigade and traffic police stations.
Tags: National Highways Authority of India, Road and Transport Ministry
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 15, 2022, 11:10 IST