Terming the road as a lifeline of the entire Malwa region, Dhillon said this project would include the 68-kilometre stretch from Sector-38 Chandigarh to Ludhiana-via-Kharar, which would be converted into six lanes.
He said the 175-km stretch from Sambhu Border, Jalandhar, which would come up at a cost of Rs. 1,500 crore, 44-km road from Bhogpur-Mukerian to be built at Rs. 300 crore, 102-km road from Pathankot to Amritsar worth Rs. 800 crore and 78-KM from Ludhiana to Talwandi worth Rs. 479 crore are also under construction.