Amravati (Andhra Pradesh): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday laid foundation for six national highway projects and dedicated seven national highway projects, total 13 projects costing Rs. 4153 crore in Andhra Pradesh.
He also laid the foundation for a water way project too.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan, Chief Minister N. Chandra Babu Naidu, and other dignitaries will take part in the program.
The Vice President will lay foundation stone for the development of Muktyala to Vijayawada stretch of Krishna River in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
The project will help boost economic growth of the region and facilitate the development of the capital city, Amravati.
Moreover, a proposal for the formation of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for implementation of the project is under consideration for the approval of Cabinet. (ANI)