NHAI waiting for a formal notification from the transport ministry
It will take another three to four months to get project report through
Senior I AS of f i c er Raghav Chandra took over as the chairman of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) i n August l ast year. HT Estates met up with him in his office to get an update on the Dwarka Expressway and its connectivity to Delhi.
Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari had accorded the National Highway status to the Dwarka Expressway in March this year. Has the National Highway Authority of India received a formal communication to that effect?
No, NHAI has not yet received a formal communication. We recently discussed the Dwarka Expressway issue with several citizen groups and stakeholders, including at the government level, ie with the Delhi Development Authority. We had a discussion on several issues, one of them was the Dwarka Expressway. As you are aware the Dwarka Expressway was taken up by the Haryana government and has only been seen as a one-part connectivity from NH8 to