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MoRTH enhances allocation of funds for SARDP-NE related works

News: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has enhanced the allocation of funds for expenditure under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme in North Eastern Areas(SARDP-NE).

Facts:

  • SARDP-NE: It is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for the development of road networks in the North Eastern Region and Sikkim.
  • Objectives:
    • Up-gradation of National Highways connecting State Capitals.
    • Providing connectivity to District Headquarter towns of North Eastern Region(NER) 
    • Providing road connectivity to backward and remote areas of NE region to boost socio-economic development;
    • Improving roads of strategic importance in border areas;
    • Improving connectivity to neighbouring countries.
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