The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar addressed on October 4, 2020 (Sunday) that 35 kilometers long and 7 kilometers wide bypass will be constructed at the expense of Rs 1300 crore, connecting to Jhanjhari village and covering the area between Madhuban and Kutel in Karnal.
He said that the final signal for construction has been given by the National Highways Authority of India. The bypass was intended to be constructed for the following purpose –
- To make it simple to connect to nearby villages.
- To make Karnal a smart city.
- To ease crowding and clogging in the city.
Khattar informed that out of Rs 1300 crore, Rs 350 crore is in progress for the project, which is to make the city of Karnal “A Smart City”.