Government is considering a proposal to build a new expressway connecting the national capital and the Pink City at an estimated cost of Rs 32,800 crore.
Almost 2,800 hectares of land have to be acquired for the project with an estimated cost of Rs 18,000 crore
The Proposed expressway starting point – south of Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi
End point – Daulatpura on the existing NH 8.
This path will reduce the distance between the national capital and Pink City.
The minister mentioned that the highway project was to be ready in 2011 but it faced several hurdles and issues related with land acquisition, environmental clearance, shifting of utility services, litigation, banking which led to unexpected delays.
During the occasion ,Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Minister of State I&B Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and State Transport and PWD Minister Yunus Khan were also present
Road Transport and Highways Minister – Nitin Gadkari