Where does Jharkhand stand in the field of road infrastructure, read this special report

In the journey of 23 years, Jharkhand has progressed a lot in the field of road infrastructure. Concrete roads have been built in the villages here. Bridges and culverts have been built across rivers and streams. Villages with population of 250 and less have also been connected by roads. The hospitals and schools present in the villages have been connected by concrete roads. The block headquarters and panchayat are connected by road. Many state highways and major district roads have been converted into four lanes.

At the time of formation of the state, the length of these roads was 5400 km, now it has increased to about 14000 km. At the same time, the density of roads of the road construction department has increased to about 175 per thousand square km. At the same time, about 3200 km of road is being developed under the National Highway.

Six lanes were also constructed:

The state government has constructed a six-lane ring road in Ranchi. Out of its seven phases, work on five phases has been completed. The work of the remaining two phases is going to be completed from Vikas to Rampur through NHAI. The state government has constructed a four-lane road from Ranchi to Patratu via Kanke-Pithoria. A magnificent road has been built by cutting the mountains.

The bridges of the British era have changed:

Since the formation of the state, the British era bridges have been replaced. The brick and iron bridges have now been replaced by high quality bridges. Where traffic remained closed for six months due to rivers. Now with the construction of bridges, connectivity has become better. Even a bridge is being built on river Ganga in Sahibganj. The state’s largest bridge was built across the Mayurakshi river in Dumka.

The condition of roads changed in the capital Ranchi:

The condition of almost all the roads in the capital Ranchi has changed. All the roads have been widened. Along with the Ring Road, three railway overbridges each were built at Kadru, Dibdih and Namkum. Harmu Road, Bariatu Road, Circular Road, Old Hazaribagh Road, Kanke Road, Main Road, Doranda Road, Airport Road, Dhurva Sachivalaya Road, Argora-Pundag Road, Radium Road, Purulia Road, Jail Road, Karam Toli-Bodeya Road, Kadru Diversion Road, Namkum-Doranda Road, Lalganj-Tatisilwe Road,

Ranchi-Chaibasa Linga Road, outer and inner road of Raj Bhavan, Ranchi-Tupudana Road, Kanthitand-Daladali-Kathal Mod Road, Vidhansabha-Nayasarai Road, Sahajanand Chowk to Kadru Road, Overbridge Service Road, Club Road, Station Road etc. were constructed. Is. All roads were widened. Apart from these, in rural areas Jonha-Puradih Road, Angada-Rahe-Hahe Road, Silli-Banta, Hajam-Tikra-Rangamati Road, Bundu-Sonahatu-Jamudag-Jaraiya Road, Banta-Rahe-Bundu Road, Sonahatu-Milan Chowk Road, A large number of roads were constructed including Hatia-Lodhama-Karra-Khunti Road, Khunti-Karra-Bedo Road, Kamdara-Bedo Road, Kanthi Tand-Thakurgaon Road, Pithoria-Thakurgaon Road. Meanwhile, bridges were built on the rivers falling in between.

The matter is moving towards Outer Ring Road:

Now with the help of the Central Government, Jharkhand has moved forward to prepare the Outer Ring Road for the capital. Its DPR is being prepared. Approval will also come soon.

Three ROBs are being constructed simultaneously in the capital Ranchi itself. Flyovers are being built at Kantatoli flyover, Sirmatoli to Mekan flyover and Ratu Road with the help of the Centre, which will smooth the traffic. At the same time, action is being taken by NHAI to build a flyover in Mango in Jamshedpur.

development of rural roads

There was rapid development of rural roads in the state. So far 33682 km of roads have been constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. The government has moved forward in connecting even villages with a population of 100 with roads. People from villages are able to reach the market by road with their agricultural and other products.

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