Nagpur Expressway game changer: CM Fadnavis

Even as farmers' protests over land acquisition for the Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Highway continues, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has come out in its defense and said that the project is a game changer.

Fadnavis said the highway will connect 24 districts and will also provide scope for setting up agro-processing plants alongside. As per the project, 26 nodes are being set up and agro-processing units will be set up here.

The highway , nearly 700-km long, and will be built at a cost of Rs.46,000 crore. Nearly 60-70% of the land required for the project is fertile agriculture land.

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