100 crore to be spent to revamp roads of district Fatehgarh Sahib

  • Four lane road from Chungi No.04 to traffic lights near Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib eased traffic problems
  • Morinda-Chunni road upgradation process on; project cost 34.2 crore


Government is spending more than Rs. 100 crore for the repair, up gradation and reconstruction of the roads in the Fatehgarh Sahib district out of which approximately Rs. 64 crore are being spent on the repair, up gradation and reconstruction of the approximately 360 km long village link roads of the district. 16.67 km Morinda-Chunni road is being widened and upgraded at a cost of about 34.2 crore.

State government has also approved the second phase of the special repair of the village link roads and under this project approx. Rs. 44.5 crore would be spent for the special repair of 330.08 km roads.

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Newly constructed four lane road, which has been constructed from Chungi 04 No. to Joti Saroop Mor.

Divulging this while giving a brief account of the road infrastructure development in the district,  Shivdular Singh Dhillon, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib said that various road projects costing Rs. 19 crore have been already completed and the underway projects have also crossed the mark of 50 percent completion. He further disclosed that 16.67 km Morinda-Chunni road was being widened and upgraded at a cost of about 34.2 crore.

Deputy Commissioner said that in Sirhind-Fatehgarh Sahib construction of four lane road  from Chungi number 4 to traffic lights near Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib had been completed with the cost of Rs. 2.80 crore, easing the traffic problem. “Rs 5.25 crore were sanctioned for the widening of the 10.70 km long roads leading towards Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and the project would be completed soon”, said Deputy Commissioner while adding, “Besides this, project costing Rs. 19 crore has been approved for the four laning of the road from Diwan Todar Mall Gate to Gurdwara Joti Saroop Sahib to Baba Banda Singh Bahadar Gate to Bhaironpur Bypass.”

Similarly, 6 km of road from Roorki to Charnarthal is also being upgraded at the cost of Rs 5 crore. He disclosed that approx. 8 crore would be spent on the widening of the narrow bridges falling in the district. Moreover, a railway overbridge would be also constructed on 151-C, railway crossing in Mandi Gobindgarh. The cost of the project would be 27 crore.

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