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Nitin Gadkari, N Biren to lay foundation stone for Manipur highway projects

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari along with Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh will lay the foundation stone of highway projects worth Rs 3,000 crore for Manipur Monday via video conferencing. 

These projects are for the construction of 316 km of highways, the road transport ministry said in a statement. 

Road Transport, Highways, and MSMEs Minister Gadkari will lay the foundation stone for 13 highway projects and inaugurate a Road safety project in Manipur on Monday.

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who is now in New Delhi, will preside over the virtual function, which will also be attended by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways V K Singh, MPs, MLAs and senior officers from the Centre and the state.

“These projects for inauguration and foundation laying carry a Road length of 316 kilometers, involving construction value of about Rs 3,000 crore,” the statement said.

Paving the way for the development of Manipur, these roads will enhance better connectivity, convenience, and economic growth in the state, it added. 

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