Centre approves TVM Outer Ring Road Project

Thiruvananthapuram: The central government has given approval to the Thiruvananthapuram Outer Ring Road project under the Bharatmala Project. Outer Ring Road construction on the stretch from Vizhinjam to Navaikkulam has been approved by the centre.

Minister for Public Works Department, PA Mohammed Riyas informed that the department will speed up the developmental projects with the launch of the project. He also said that the state would bear 50 per cent of the expenditure of land acquisition procedure.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has directed the National Highways Authority of India to make preparations for executing the project. Minister Riyas said that the development of the road on a stretch of 80 kilometres from Vizhinjam Port to the Kollam border will be useful to Thiruvananthapuram district and the state.

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