In a step in direction of boosting connectivity to the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the inspiration stone for four-laning of 5 sections of Sant Dnyaneshawar Maharaj Palkhi Marg (NH-965) and three sections of Shri Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Marg (NH-965G) by video conferencing on Monday.
Dedicated walkways for ‘Palkhi’ shall be developed on both facet of the above-mentioned National Highways to offer hassle-free and secure passage to devotees.
During the occasion, PM Modi can even dedicate to the folks of the nation greater than 223 km of upgraded street initiatives, constructed at an estimated price of over Rs 1180 crore at completely different National Highways for facilitating motion to Pandharpur. These initiatives embrace Mhaswad – Piliv – Pandharpur (NH 548E), Kurduwadi – Pandharpur (NH 965C), Pandharpur – Sangola (NH 965C), Tembhurni-Pandharpur part of NH 561A and Pandharpur – Mangalwedha – Umadi part of NH 561A.
Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray have been additionally current on the event.
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