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Construction : Web Exclusive | September 2013 | Source : Construction Update

NHAI releases Rs 17 cr for Panipat-Jalandhar h'way repairs

For undertaking immediate repairs and maintenance works on the national highway 1 (NH1) between Panipat and Jalandhar, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has released Rs 17 crore to the Punjab and Haryana governments. The NHAI has also served a notice on the project concessionaire Soma Isolux asking it to suspend toll collection as it was not maintaining the highway.

A NHAI member (Finance) Satish Chandra said that the Authority has released Rs 9 crore and Rs 8 crore to Punjab and Haryana governments, respectively, to ensure that the highway was immediately repaired as commuters were facing difficulties due to the bad condition of the road at several places.

 
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