The Chief Minister of the Maharashtra approves construction of cement roads

{reg}Nagpur region in Maharashtra, India will get more cement roads at an investment of INR 300 crore, reports The Times of India.

Two firms, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and NIT will share expanses of INR 100 crore each. The chief minister of Maharashtra has approved the construction of cement roads.

"The CM had kept his words. He had approved cement roads worth Rs 300 crore in 2015-16. Now, same package has been okayed for 2016-17,” said Pravin Dakte, Mayor of Nagpur Municipal Corporation.

He added, “… and we are hopeful that he will sanction more cement roads worth Rs 300 crore every year in next three years. This will take the total expenditure on cement roads to Rs 1,500 crore during the BJP government's five year regime."

Meanwhile, the state government is expected to release its share of INR 100 crore in June. The NIT will also transfer its share of INR 100 crore to the NMC when the bills are raised.

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