Union Road Transport and Highways Minister lays foundation stone for two National Highway projects at Dhule

Mumbai/Dhule 22 April,2022

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari said that the Union Government is committed to economic development of Dhule and Nandurbar districts and to provide employment opportunities to the local youth. Shri Gadkari was speaking at the inauguration of two national highway projects at Dhule today. These roads projects of total 261 km length will be built at a sanctioned cost of Rs 1791 crore would be completed within the next three to four years, stated the Union Minister. He laid the foundation stone for these important development projects related to Dhule and Nandurbar districts at Khandesh in Nandurbar.

If PM Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of a self-reliant India is to be realized, then it is important to eradicate poverty by bringing about development of backward areas of the country like these two districts, said Shri Gadkari. Then only, unemployment would be alleviated in this region, he added.  In this context, he mentioned that logistics play a vital role to bring about development and economic activities in an area.