The Indian Union government is planning to conduct a feasibility study for the Rs 23,000 crore road connectivity project between India and Sri Lanka, which the centre is proposing, the Indian Business Standard reported.
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today said that the Government is considering to establish road connectivity between India and Sri Lanka.
He was speaking after laying foundation stones of the National Highway projects in Madurai and at Suchindram in Kanyakumari district today.
The Government is planning a big flyover connecting Rameshwaram to Sri Lanka. Gadkari said he had already held discussions with the Chairman of Asian Development Bank in this regard and the Bank is ready to finance it.
The Minister said this project is a part of Prime Minister NarendraModi’s vision of provisioning of road connectivity to neighbouring countries. The Minister laid foundation stones for ten road development projects for Tamil Nadu worth Rs 3,000 crore.