Union minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 9,400 crore in Madhya Pradesh on August 25, a statement said.
These 35 projects entail 1,139 km of highways, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in the statement.
"Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation stone of and inaugurate 35 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, the 25th of August, 2020," the ministry said.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by Union ministers Thavarchand Gehlot and Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Singh Patel, Faggan Singh Kulaste and VK Singh and others.
"These projects for inauguration and foundation laying carry a road length of 1,139 kilometres, involving construction value of over Rs 9,400 crore," the statement said.
Paving the way for the development of Madhya Pradesh, these roads will enhance better connectivity, convenience and economic growth in the state, it added.