The Madhya Pradesh government has denied allegations of delaying the completion of National Highway projects and dubbed it as "far from facts and baseless."
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs is likely to accord final approval for development of a National Highway in Rajasthan on Friday.
JICA said the loan has been provided for upgradation of NH 83 connecting Patna to Gaya and Dobhi, covering 127 km.
Wildlife scientists have expressed their shock at the proposed road.
NHAI plans to build 56 km of highway passing through Pench National Park.
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