Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said in Pune a new green highway (access control) is being constructed from Pune to Bangalore. The route will be Phaltan-Satara-Belagavi-Bangalore. Try to develop a new Pune on this road to reduce the congestion in Pune.
The estimated cost is Rs 40,000 crore
Apart from this, work on Pune-Satara road will be completed in the next few months, he added.
These projects are being implemented jointly by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, National Highways Authority of India, Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra. This includes 22 highway projects worth a total of Rs 2215 crore and a length of 221 km in Pune.
Reviewing the development in Pune, he said that the Surat-Nashik-Ahmednagar-Solapur-Akkalkot-Gulbarga-Yadgir-Kurnool-Chennai green highway worth Rs 40,000 crore is planned to divert the country’s north-south connectivity to Pune. -Chennai 1600 km road will be 1270 km and eight hours journey will be reduced and traffic and pollution will be reduced. Gadkari informed that the toll money on Pune-Satara route will be used for this purpose.