The new Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will come into existence tomorrow when Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi takes the oath of office at 7 pm and will swing into action without much delay.
Among other things, the new government, which in its older avatar between 2014 and 2019 received praise for building more roads than the United Progressive Alliance regime and doing so faster, wants to double down on improving connectivity in the country.
According to the Hindustan Times, on the government’s agenda will be to the roll out of 1,000 km of national highway projects in its first 100 days in office.
This will be part of the ministry target to award 6,020 km of roads, which will be built at an estimated cost of around 87,000 crore, in the financial year 2019-20. Read More
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