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Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor: How ₹8,300 crore project will boost connectivity

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Delhi-Dehradun: PM Modi will also inaugurate road widening project from Devprayag to Srikot, and from Brahmpuri to Kodiyala on NH-58, under Char Dham road connectivity project.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday lay the foundation stone for the Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor, which will be built at a cost of around ₹8,300 crore.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday lay the foundation stone for the Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor, which will be built at a cost of around 8,300 crore.

The new road will significantly cut the travel time between Delhi and Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun from the present six hours to 2.5 hours.

According to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PM Modi will also inaugurate and lay foundation stones for various other projects, which will improve infrastructure. “A significant focus of the visit will be on projects to improve road infrastructure, which will make travel smooth and safer, and also increase tourism in the region. This is in line with the vision of the Prime Minister to boost connectivity in the areas which were once considered far-flung,” the PMO said in a release.

Here’s everything you need to know about the road connecting Delhi with Dehradun:

• The Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor will stretch from the Eastern Peripheral Expressway Junction to Dehradun.

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