The Road Transport and Highways ministry has taken up detailed review of national highways along coastline.
Informing this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on August 3, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Radhakrishnan said the review is being done with a view to developing road connectivity to border areas, development of coastal roads including road connectivity for non-major ports, improvement in the efficiency of national corridors, development of economic corridors, inter corridors and feeder routes along with integration with Sagar mala under the proposed Bharat mala Pariyojana.
The total length of national highways along the coastline, states and Union Territories is as follows: Andhra Pradesh – 974 km, Andaman and Nicobar Islands – 25 km, Daman and Diu 22 km, Goa 262 km, Gujarat – 940 km, Karnataka – 298 km, Kerala 692 km, Maharashtra – 493 km, Odisha – 437 km, Puducherry – 41 km, Tamil Nadu – 154 km and West Bengal – 7 km. Read More…
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