Union Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 11 flyovers from Delhi to Panipat on the eight-lane National Highway- 44 at Sonipat on Tuesday. The project also includes a six-lane service road on both sides. The project is 24 km long and completed with an estimated cost of 890 crore rupees. Mr Nitin Gadkari at the spot approved the demand of constructing ROBs and RUBs at a cost of 300 crore rupees under Setu Bharatam Yojana and also approved bypass from Narwana road to Rohtak road in Jind and ring road from Jind to Ikas.

Accompanied by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal, Union Minister also addressed Gauravshali Bharat Rally on this occasion. He said that his ministry is working on 100 projects in Haryana.

Out of which 51 projects of 2200 kilometer length costing 47000 crore rupees have been completed and 30 projects of 830 kilometer length costing 35000 crore rupees are in progress. He said that there are 19 projects of 756 kilometer length costing 20000 crore rupees out of which detailed project reports of 14 projects are being prepared and some projects in the tender process.

He assured Chief Minister Manohar Lal that by December 2024, 2 lakh crore rupees projects will be completed. He said that these projects will change the scenario in Haryana and State’s roads will be at par with roads of America. Mr. Gadkari said that the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Atamnirbhar Bharat will surely be fulfilled. He said that India 75 years have passed since Independence, now it is Amrit Kaal. He said, Including 5 years of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government around for 14 years BJP government ruled the country, where as Congress got the opportunity to rule for 60 years but Congress misled the people. They gave the slogan of Garibi Hatao but poverty was not removed.

He said that what Congress could not do in 60 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s led government did in around 9 years. He mentioned the various programmes and policies launched by Modi government besides various development projects and welfare schemes.