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Centre implementing infra projects worth ₹1,34,200 crore in northeast, says Nirmala Sitharaman- Mrit News

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The Centre is also developing 4,000 km of roads in the region at a total cost of ₹58,000 crore, she added.

The Centre is also developing 4,000 km of roads in the region at a total cost of ₹58,000 crore, she added.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Centre is implementing various rail, road and air connectivity projects worth ₹1,34,200 crore in the northeast.

Addressing the ‘Natural Allies in Development and Interdependence’ conclave here, she said the Union government has been pumping in huge money in developing a number of infrastructure projects throughout the region.

“We are carrying out 20 railway projects worth ₹74,000 crore for 2,011 km, which are spread across the northeast,” Ms. Sitharaman said.

The Centre is also developing 4,000 km of roads in the region at a total cost of ₹58,000 crore, she added.

“There are 15 ongoing air connectivity projects in the northeast, costing around ₹2,200 crore,” the Finance Minister said.

She, however, did not mention the completion period of these projects.


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