Union Minister for Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for national highway projects worth Rs 3,670 crore in Maharashtra on Saturday.
These comprise five National Highway projects of 212 km length at Nanded worth Rs. 1,575 Crore, three National Highway projects worth Rs 1,058 crore and 75 km length at Parbhani, and National Highway project worth Rs 1,037.4 crore at Hingoli.
The projects will help in improving industrial and agricultural development along with connecting religious places and promoting tourism.
The projects form part of the Modi government’s thrust on building large infrastructure in the country to create jobs and spur economic growth.