Nitin Gadkari calls for expeditious clearances for Chambal Expressway Project

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today reviewed the proposed Chambal Express Project with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan through a Video Conference.  The project offers huge employment potential in the districts and adjoining areas. 

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan described this project as ‘Chambal Progress-Way’. Madhya Pradesh government is providing 100 percent land of 421 crore free of cost for this dream project.

Apart from this, the state government will also provide assistance of 781 crore. The ‘Expressway’ will be 309 km long in the state. It will connect the boundaries of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh via Sheopur, Morena and Bhind. 

This route will be connected to the Golden Quarterletal (Agra-Kanpur) route in Bhind, North-South Corridor in Morena and Delhi Mumbai Corridor in Rajasthan. Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the construction of this expressway will help a lot in the development of this backward region.

In the video conference, Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia suggested to build the Chambal Expressway along with the Bhind-Kota railway line.

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