Four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 gets approved
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the development of four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka. The cost is estimated to be Rs.2272.20Crore including cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road to be developed is approximately 144km. The work will be done under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-IV on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis.
Once completed, the project will help in expediting the improvement of infrastructure in Karnataka and in reducing the time and cost of travel between Hubli and Hospet section. The development of this stretch will also help in uplifting the socio-economic condition of this region in the State. It would also increase employment potential for local labourers for project activities. As such, employment potential of 5,86,600 (approx.) man-days will be generated locally during the construction period of this stretch.