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CM Patnaik inaugurates Odisha’s longest bridge over Mahanadi river! Around five lakh people to be benefitted

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The newly inaugurated ‘T’ formed bridge spans 3.4 kilometre lengthy and has been constructed at a value of Rs 111 crore.

On Monday, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the state’s longest bridge over the river Mahanadi at Gopinathpur within the metropolis of Cuttack. It would join Badamba Narasinghpur to Baideshwar of Banki. The bridge, which was a long-standing demand of the locals, will now shorten the space between Badamba and Baideswhar, Banki by 45 kilometres and also will present connectivity to Shinghanath Temple. Based on the state authorities of Odisha, the newly inaugurated bridge will profit over 5 lakh individuals in addition to contribute to the event of agriculture, tourism and commerce within the area. The Odisha authorities additionally mentioned the newly inaugurated ‘T’ formed bridge spans 3.4 kilometre lengthy and has been constructed at a value of Rs 111 crore.

The Chief Minister had laid the muse stone of the bridge on 28 February 2014, based on a PTI report. In July 2017, Patnaik had inaugurated Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Setu over the river Kathajodi at Trisulia, which is 2.88 kilometre lengthy and until now held the title of Odisha’s longest bridge. The bridge connects the cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack through Barang, it added.

Just a few days in the past, Nitin Gadkari- the Union Minister for Highway Transport and Highways, whereas addressing the Nationwide Convention on Funding Alternatives in Highways, Transport and Logistics within the monetary capital, has urged buyers to take a position boldly in India’s infrastructure sector. The ministry believes that this sector presents a various array of funding alternatives spanning varied asset lessons together with Ropeways, Highways, Wayside Facilities, Multimodal Logistics Parks, Warehousing Zones and extra. Based on Gadkari, within the street sector, the Inner Price of Return may be very excessive. Thus, he additional mentioned, there isn’t a want to fret about financial viability. The Highway Transport and Highways Ministry has deliberate to execute infra tasks price an quantity of Rs 7 lakh crore within the subsequent two to a few years, the Nationwide Convention had knowledgeable buyers and different stakeholders.

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