Nitin Gadkari – Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways:
Further strengthening the pace of development in North East, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 27 National Highway Projects in Assam with an investment of Rs. 2,366 Crores in the presence of Chief Minister Shri Sarbanand Sonowal ji, MoS Shri Rameshwar Teli ji, Assam Minister Shri Himanta Biswa ji, MPs, MLAs & senior officials of Assam.
439 Km long projects will further ease interstate transportation, help people living in remote areas to avail healthcare services and provide better employment and self employment opportunities.
Under the leadership of PM Shri Narendra Modi ji, Assam is developing faster than ever.
The projects being executed in the state will also boost tourism by improving accessibility, thus increasing commercial activities and socio-economic progress.