New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday launched a Rs 422 crore road corridor project in Mukarba Chowk area of North-West Delhi.

To be constructed on Outer Ring Road, the corridor will link the crowded Madhuban Chowk with Mukarba Chowk area.

The project is part of a 20 km-long signal free corridor from from Vikaspuri in West Delhi to Wazirabad in North Delhi, the total cost of which has been estimated at Rs 2,200 crore.

The total length of the corridor, for which foundation stone was laid on Saturday, is 3.80 km, out of which 2.60 kn will be elevated.

"We are committed to make Delhi a world-class city. The development we carried out is very much visible in Delhi. The pace of development would be accelerated further and there would be no dearth of funds for it," Dikshit said.

(Agencies)

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