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Govt clears 10 road projects for Rs10,507 cr

Govt clears 10 road projects for Rs10,507 cr
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First Published: Mon, Aug 11 2008. 07 27 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Aug 11 2008. 07 27 PM IST
By PTI
New Delhi: A committee on public private partnership today cleared as many as 10 road projects worth an estimated Rs10,507 crore.
The Public-Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC), chaired by Finance Secretary D Subbarao, involves four-laning of national highways, an official statement said.
The four-laning projects, which have been cleared include Pune-Sholapur section of NH-9 in Maharashtra involving an an estimated cost of Rs922.47 crore, Coimbatore-Mettupalayam section of NH-67 in Tamil Nadu involving Rs499.82 crore and Patna-Buxar section in Bihar Rs1,619.83 crore, it added.
Other projects which have been cleared are Khagaria-Bhaktiarpur in Bihar, Goa-Panaji, Kuttipuram-Edapally in Kerala and Armur-Adloor Yellareddy section in Andhra Pradesh.
The Appraisal Committee also cleared four-laning of Muzzafarnagar-Nepali farm section of NH-58 in Uttar Pardesh and Uttrakhand from Nepali to Dehradun.
Four-lane elevated road project also includes work on the Chennai port to Maduravoyal (NH4)in Tamil Nadu at an estimated cost of Rs1,345.14 crore has also been cleared.
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First Published: Mon, Aug 11 2008. 07 27 PM IST