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The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari recently laid the foundation stones for national highway projects worth ₹5,971 crore in Maharashtra's Karad region for the construction of 400 km highways, which will improve connectivity with Southern and central India. These projects will create economic development and generate employment opportunities in regions like Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur. As a part of these projects, a 62 km stretch on Kolhapur-Sangli NH48/ old NH4 will be upgraded to 6 lanes under Kagal-Satara package1 at a cost of ₹2,129 crore. The minister assured that the work on Kolhapur to Sangli highway will begin shortly. Moreover, a 67 km long section on NH48/ old NH4 highways will also be converted into 6 lanes under Kagal-Satara section package 2 for which ₹2,351 crore has been sanctioned. He also assured a flood-free Kagal-Satara highway stretch as these two projects will improve connectivity between Pune and Bengaluru. In Karad, a 3.4km long 6-lane flyover has been proposed at a cost of ₹485 crore. In Kolhapur district, a 62km long section of Amboli Ghat-Ajara-Sankeshwar on the NH-548H will be upgraded which will cost ₹574 crore. Moreover, an upgradation work of a 17 km long two-lane section on the NH-166G between Kale and Kolhapur will be carried out at a cost of ₹168 crore. In the Satara district, a 13 km long road on the Ghatmatha-Helwak section of the NH-166 E will be upgraded; ₹15 crore has been sanctioned for the purpose. This project will improve the connectivity of Satara and Pune with Raigad and Goa. The government has also proposed a 98km-long highway in five talukas where as many as 8 projects have been sanctioned.
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