Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today said that the Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase-I was approved at an estimated outlay of Rs 5,35,000 Crore. A total of 24,800-kilometre length of National Highways have been considered in Phase-I as well as 10,000 km residual road works under NHDP.
Under this program, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has identified stretches for development of about 9,000 km length of Economic corridors, about 6,000 km length of Inter-corridor and feeder roads, about 5,000 km length of National Corridors Efficiency improvements, about 2,000 km length of Border and International connectivity roads, about 2,000 km length of Coastal and port connectivity roads, about 800 km length of Expressways, the minister said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha. Read More
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