Delhi to Mumbai road journey in just 12 hours through Delhi-Mumbai expressway! The Narendra Modi government is launching the construction works of the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project which proposes to reduce the road travel time between the two big cities to just 12 hours! In a massive boost to the country’s road infrastructure, the central government has planned 42,000 km of economic corridors named Bharatmala Pariyojana. The upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway via Jaipur and Vadodara is a part of that mega project. Talking about the project Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Delhi-Mumbai expressway will be operational within 30-36 months from the start of the work.
In major good news to travellers, Gadkari said that travel time taken between the financial capital and national capital will be 12 hours for cars and 22 hours for trucks. The distance will also be shortened from 1,450 to 1,250 km. The central government says it has allocated Rs 25,200 crore compensation to farmers for acquisitionstion.