Cabinet Approves Four Laning NH-163 in Telangana

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for development of the four laning of the Yadgiri-Warangal section of National Highway-163 in Telangana at an estimated cost of Rs 1905 crore which will improve infrastructure in the state.

The main objective of the project is to expedite the improvement of infrastructure in Telangana and also in reducing the time and cost of travel for traffic, particularly heavy traffic, plying on the Yadgiri-Warangal sector.

After four laning of this stretch, the whole stretch from Hyderabad to Warangal would be 4-laned. The work will be under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-IV. The approval is in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.

The cost is estimated to be Rs.1905.23 crore including cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road will be approximately 99 kms.

The development of this stretch will also help in uplifting the socio-economic condition of the concerned regions of the state and would also increase employment potential for local labourers for project activities. The project is covered in the region of Yadgiri and Warangal.

Source: The New Indian Express

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