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.
India is getting connected through highways! The Centre has been working closely with ruling dispensations in states to address and resolve issues pertaining to the land acquisition under the multi-crore Bharatmala project, a Ministry of Road Transport & Highways official has said.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our beloved former prime minister, changed the narrative of infrastructure development in India by envisioning a future, which had no correlation to the past and present.
Daily Pioneer reported that roads and highways measuring a total of 950 kms would be developed under Bharatmala project in Chhattisgarh. The Central Government has already declared 290.08 kms of roads in Chhattisgarh as new national highways during 2017-18, officials informed.
Nine of 44 economic corridors planned by the Central government across the country will soon be linked by expressways, Business Standard has reported. This will lead to seamless trade across these economic corridors, thereby saving cost, time and fuel.
With the Indian car market expected to hit the 5 million per annum mark by 2020, the country is in dire need of improvement in infrastructure.
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In a massive infrastructure push, the government on Tuesday approved a mega plan to build 83,677 km of highways by March 2022 at a cost of about Rs 7 lakh crore
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The government is committed to invest more in the infrastructure sector through schematic interventions like Bharatmala and has adopted a multi-pronged strategy to address infra issues, the Economic Survey said today.