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Approval to Make Ramjanki Marg in Bihar in Four Lanes

  • 22 Jan 2022
  • 2 min read

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  • On January 21, 2022, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari wrote a letter to Bihar's Road Construction Minister Nitin Naveen, informing that approval has been given to make Ramjanki Marg in Bihar in four lanes.

Key Points

  • In the letter, Union Minister Gadkari said that accepting the request of Ramjanki Marg, Religious Significance and Road Construction Department, Bihar, this highway will be made four-laning in the state.
  • The Road Construction Minister of Bihar said that out of the Ramjanki road being built in the length of about 240 km in the state, only 90 km is as per the fourlane standard. The remaining 150 km is proposed as a two-lane road. 150 km length was also proposed to be four-laned from the central government, on which the center has given permission. Now the entire 240 km long Ramjanki Marg will be of four lanes.
  • Ramjanki Marg in the state starts from Mehrauna on the Uttar Pradesh border and goes to Bhita Mor on the international border of Nepal in Sitamarhi district. Its length is about 240 km.
  • Under the PM package Bihar-2015, 200 km of this path. The work of developing the part into a four-lane road is being done by NHI.
  • Along with this, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari informed that for pre-construction of Hajipur-Mahnar-Bachwara section of NH-122B in Vaishali, Samastipur and Begusarai districts of Bihar and two-laning improvement of Mahnar to Bachwara section. Approval has been given with a budget of Rs 624.43 crore.
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