Union Minister Gadkari reached Tehri, CM Dhami met, said-Dehradun-Delhi Expressway will start in January
Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari is on a tour of Uttarakhand. During his Uttarakhand tour, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari reached Tehri Garhwal on Monday 6 March, where Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami met and welcomed him. Both other projects including Allweather Road, Dehradun-Delhi Expressway in Tehri discussed in detail. During this, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami also placed several issues related to Uttarakhand in front of Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, on which Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has agreed. Please tell that before Tehri, Nitin Gadkari took part in many programs in Haridwar and Rishikesh. In Rishikesh, Nitin stayed with Gadkari family in Parmarth Niketan. Here he met Rishikesh MLA and Cabinet Minister Premchand Aggarwal in Uttarakhand government. Please tell that Nitin Gadkari is on a four -day tour of Uttarakhand.
In Rishikesh, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had told that most of the work of Dehradun-Delhi Expressway has been completed. The Dehradun-Delhi Expressway will be opened to all by January 1, 2024. After the Dehradun-Delhi Expressway is built, the time from Dehradun to Delhi will be reduced to 2.30 hours. Currently, it takes 6 to seven hours to travel about 250 km between Delhi and Dehradun, but this journey will be done in just 2.30 hours with Dehradun-Delhi Expressway.
The Union Minister said that the Allweather Road project will make Chardham Yatra possible throughout the year. The Chardham Yatra currently lasts six months, but devotees can visit temples in Uttarakhand throughout the year for the completion of the Bar Allweather Road project.
He said that the work of Kedarnath Ropeway project has also started, which was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October 2022. At an altitude of 11,500 feet, the world’s longest 12.97 km rope will go from Sonprayag to the Himalayan temple.