Centre, a helping hand in road projects

Of the 559 km Biju Expressway, launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in August, the State Government will construct only 258 km, while the rest will be laid by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Besides, most of the funds provided for construction of the Expressway have been drawn from the Central Government schemes

Road proposal for four-laning of Sambalpur-Jharsuguda has been approved

The Odisha government is poised to ink a pact with International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private arm of World Bank, to avail IFC’s technical expertise for projects to be implemented on the public private partnership (PPP) mode. “We are going to sign a technical cooperation agreement with IFC for PPP projects. The state government is