SHILLONG, April 30 � Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will dedicate the Shillong Bypass and Umiam-Jorabat four-lane highway to the people tomorrow, Meghalaya Government officials said today.
Gadkari, who was on a four-day tour of the Northeastern States, would inaugurate the Shillong Bypass, two years after completion, and the Umiam-Jorabat four-lane highway, which was part of the National Highway-40, they said.
The 47 km-long Umiam-Jorabat four-lane highway connects NH-40 and NH-44 leading to Mizoram and Tripura, bypassing the congested State capital. Gadkari would reach Shillong from Guwahati tomorrow morning to dedicate the Shillong Bypass and the four-lane NH 40 from Jorabat to Umiam, an official statement said.
On May 2, Gadkari would hold review meetings with Chief Ministers, PWD Ministers, Chief Secretaries of eight Northeastern States including Sikkim before leaving for Delhi on the same day. � PTI