Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield corridor to be completed by Sep 2023: Nitin Gadkari

Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield corridor will be completed by September 2023, said Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways. According to the reports, “Out of the 1,224 km long Amritsar-Jamnagar corridor, the Bikaner to Jodhpur section of 277 km is targeted to be completed and opened to the public by the end of this year. The greenfield corridor project is being developed as a part of Bharatmala Pariyojana.” “The flagship 1,224 km long Amritsar, Bhatinda and Jamnagar Corridor is being developed at a total capital cost of Rs 26,000 crore. It will connect the economic towns of Amritsar, Sangaria, Bhatinda, Bikaner, Samakhiyali, Sanchore, and Jamnagar across the four states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The corridor will connect the northern industrial and agricultural centres of the country with the key ports of western India like Jamnagar and Kandla. This will boost the industrial revolution by connecting the industrial belt of Baddi, Bathinda and Ludhiana and UT of Jammu and Kashmir through Delhi, Amritsar and Katra Expressway,” said the minister recently.