The Union Government has finalized the consultant to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for developing the northern portion of the Regional Ring Road (RRR) around Hyderabad. The consultancy was awarded on July 14th and the project will have to be completed in 10 months.
The NHAI is developing the northern portion which is along the Sangareddy-Narsapur-Toopran-Gajwel-Yadadri-Choutuppal section (NH-161AA). The Union Government has included this project in Bharatmala Pariyojana phase I. The cost of the project including civil costs will be finalized based on the DPR.
Telangana Government has agreed to bear 50% of the land acquisition cost and will also provide the cost of shifting utilities and other pre-construction activities. Union minister of road transport and hihways Nitin Gadkari has revealed this information to a question asked by Congress MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy.