Nagpur-Tadoba road to get State Highway status

Nagpur: On third day of second week of Monsoon Session, Congress MLA Jitendra Avhad, Jayant Patil and other members on Wednesday demanded the State Government to accord State Highway status to Nagpur-Tadoba road. The demand was raised in Legislative Assembly during Question Hour.

The Public Works Minister Chandrakant Patil, in written reply, said the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is one of the major tourist attractions in state. Lakhs of tourists visit the place every year. For convenience of tourists, the stretch of road between Nagpur and Tadoba is 87 km long.

The people’s representatives of the region had on April 2, 2018, met the Chief Minister and Public Works Minister and put forth the demand. Subsequently, a comprehensive study was conducted over the demand. A proposal in this regard has also been received by the ministry from the Nagpur PWD’s Chief Engineer.