Nagpur: The entry managed Nagpur-Mumbai tremendous communication expressway, titled Samruddhi Mahamarg, will turn into the primary street from one finish of the state, at Mumbai within the west, to Gadchiroli within the east. Maharashtra State Highway Growth Company Restricted (MSRDC) has floated a young for appointment of a marketing consultant for extension of Samruddhi Mahamarg from Nagpur district to Gondia and Gadchiroli districts, titled as Jap Maharashtra Expressway (EME).
As per the tender floated a day in the past, the EME is more likely to stretch 225km from Nagpur to Gondia and Gadchiroli. TOI had first reported about MSRDC’s plan on November 29.
MSRDC vice-chairman and managing director Radheshyam Mopalwar instructed TOI, “Guide will examine feasibility of the undertaking and in addition give detailed report on benefits to the state in addition to linking districts. If it materializes, the expressway will probably be, in fact, first-of-its type entry from one facet of the state to different overlaying a number of districts,” he mentioned.
MSRDC sources mentioned, “Alignment from district to Gondia and Gadchiroli just isn’t finalized and will probably be labored out by the marketing consultant as it will likely be an outright new street. Mission must care for forests and mines. Samruddhi Mahamarg will begin from Shivmadka on metropolis’s outskirts. After 11km, first inter-change is at Datala. Best suited level for starting of EME appears Datala inter-change.”
Chief of opposition Devendra Fadnavis, who proposed the Samruddhi Mahamarg, mentioned, “It’s a good choice. However this authorities solely declares initiatives and does nothing. This undertaking is being mentioned as now Bhandara and Gondia are going to elections.”
Vitality minister Nitin Raut mentioned, “Samruddhi Mahamarg being developed by MVA authorities will turn into lifeline of Vidarbha with addition of EME. Gondia and Gadchiroli are Maoist-affected and tribal districts. Infrastructure growth and straightforward connectivity with second capital, different components of the state and Mumbai will enhance agriculture and industrial manufacturing in these districts. It’ll additionally assist curbing Maoists. Authorities must also take up expressway from Gadchiroli to Hyderabad from Sironcha-Kaleshwaram, and Gadchiroli to Raipur, and hyperlink them with EME,” he mentioned.
Describing the brand new undertaking as encouragement for commerce and commerce, president of Chamber of Associations of Maharashtra Trade and Commerce (CAMIT) Dipen Agrawal mentioned, “Socio financial issues of Gondia and Gadchiroli districts might finish with this undertaking. Additionally, it’ll encourage agriculture-related commerce. Sponge iron is in abundance in Gadchiroli. Conveyance via this undertaking might come as large aid for a lot of industries within the district and different components of the state.”
Whole size of Samruddhi Mahamarg will rise to over 900km. At the moment, it’s 701km expressway with width of 120meter in 10 districts. The brand new undertaking is more likely to be round 225km. Three extra districts will probably be linked, with some components of Bhandara district more likely to come alongside the expressway.
As per current statements of MSRDC minister Eknath Shinde, the stretch from the district to Shirdi is more likely to be accomplished by December finish.
‘MAHA’MARG IN REAL SENSE
* 701-km Samruddhi Mahamarg with width of 120m beneath development
* Begins from outskirts of Nagpur, connects to Mumbai through 10 districts
MSRDC minister Eknath Shinde introduced Mahamarg will open from metropolis to Shirdi by December finish
Authorities has proposed Jap Maharashtra Expressway of 225km
It could start from Datala inter-change and move through Bhandara to Gondia and Gadchiroli
MSRDC has floated tender for appointment of marketing consultant