Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

By | January 20, 2016
Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

The work of Eastern Peripheral Expressway which was held up due to land acquisition problems has kick-started on the Palwal side after the release of enhanced compensation by the NHAI as awarded by the Arbitral Tribunal. The farmers are now handing over the land to NHAI in Palwal district. Chairman,

Chairman, NHAI is reviewing the Project with NHAI officers on almost a daily basis.He has also taken a meeting with all DCs/DMs on 05.01.2016. Another meeting with Commissioner Rohtak, Meerut and Gurgaon & DMs/DCs of Sonepat, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Faridabad and Palwal districts is to be held today. A meeting of all 5 Contractors M/s Sadbhav Engineering Ltd., M/s Jai Prakash Associates Ltd., M/s Ashoka Buildcon Ltd., M/s Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt. Ltd. and M/s Gayatri Projects Ltd. has also been held in NHAI headquarter and the Chairman, NHAI has impressed upon them the need to plan ahead with military-precision so as to complete the project in 400 days as desired by Hon’ble Prime Minister. All Contractors have mobilized their resources including manpower and machinery.

Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have again been requested to ensure that there is no obstruction to NHAI work. It is now likely that the problems in other areas will also be resolved very soon. Further, to monitor the project on real time basis, a web based “APP” has been developed and the photos of the running work shall be uploaded which can be viewed for monitoring by NHAI HQ.

Source Ministry of Road Transport & Highways 20-January, 2016

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