Construction of Atal Progress Way and Narmada Expressway
CM Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked to complete the work of Narmada Expressway originating from about 17 districts of the state and Atal Progressway being made in Gwalior Chambal division on a war footing. Both these projects are far-reaching investments for the industrial development of the state and for making new employment opportunities and for the development of new urban areas. These projects will give new dimensions to the progress of the state. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing the meeting of Narmada Expressway and Atal Progressway at Mantralaya. Public Works Minister Shri Gopal Bhargava virtually attended the meeting. Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains, Principal Secretaries Shri Sanjay Shukla and Shri Neeraj Mandloi and other officers were present in the meeting. Make sure of maximum utilisation of government land. CM Shri Chouhan said that the land acquisition process in both the projects should be completed expeditiously. Efforts should be made to ensure maximum utilisation of government land in project construction. In private land acquisition, work on the option of giving land in lieu of land on priority basis. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the Gharial Sanctuary should be kept safe in the construction of Atal Progressway. CM Shri Chouhan said that he will talk with the concerned ministers at Government of India level to complete both the projects at the earliest.