Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highway and Shipping on Sunday 11th September 2016 announced that a new access controlled highway will be coming up between Jaipur and Delhi at an estimated cost of Rs. 16,000 crore.
Gadkari says that this will enable the frequent travelers to cover the distance of 270 km between Jaipur – Delhi in just two hours. Construction of this highway will start from January 2017.
The land acquisition for this new highway will soon begin and he also asked Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Manohar Lal Khattar to start promoting the development along both sides of this highway so as to bring down the cost.
Delhi to Jaipur Highway more secure now
Mr Nitin Gadkari laid foundation for improvement of 3 junctions on NH-8 (National Highway 8) in Gurugram, costing Rs. 1,005 crore and give this work a deadline of 15 months time instead of 30 months.
He ensured that cctv camera’s will also be installed on the national highway 8 under intelligent transport system to keep watch on traffic rule violators.