Maha Govt mulling Nagpur-Goa expressway: Fadnvais

Nagpur, Sep 24 (Agency) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday asserted thatthe State Government is seriously thinking on constructing express way like Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Mahamarg from Nagpur to Goa. Fadnavis was speaking at a function organised by National Real Estate Development Council (NREDC) in Nagpur to honour builders and persons rendering outstanding services in different fields. He said Maharashtra government is thinking to develop connectivity between Nagpur and Goa on the lines of the Samruddhi Expressway that links Vidarbha’s largest city with the country’s financial capital. “A new economical corridor from Vidarbha-Marathwada-West Maharashtra to Goa will be created through this project’, Fadnavis said.

The senior BJP leader also said that Nagpur would be connected to metro cities in the country in 8 to 10 hours and added that thus businessmen in construction field and developers will get a big opportunity. He also said that Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has thought about creating 5000 km of access controlled expressways by linking Nagpur to Hyderabad and Delhi and the motive is to ensure all types of cargo traverses these routes within 10 hours. “Nagpur-Delhi and Nagpur-Hyderabad express ways will also be developed under the guidance of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways,” Fadnavis said.The Samruddhi Mahamarg will be developed as the biggest economical corridor not only in Maharashtra but also in the country. The Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Expressway will change the face of Vidarbha and it will become the next economic corridor of the country, he further added.