10 rail over bridges identified in Rajasthan under Setu Bharatam: Minister

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New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The government has identified 10 rail over bridges (ROBs) for construction in Rajasthan under Setu Bharatam programme, which aims to make all national highways free of railway level crossings by 2019, parliament was told on Tuesday.

These ROBs are targeted for construction by 2019, Minster of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansukh Lal Mandaviya told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

“One ROB amounting to Rs 25.74 crore has been sanctioned in the current financial year,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in March last year launched the programme to ensure safe and seamless travel on national highways.

–IANS

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