Thursday, 30 March 2017

Development of Coastal and Port Connectivity Roads under Bharat Mala Project


The Bharatmala Pariyojna, inter-alia, comprises development of Corridors, Border roads, Coastal and Port Connectivity roads etc. The highways are envisaged to be constructed under PPP pattern like Build-Operate-Transfer (Toll) [BOT (Toll)] and Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM) as well as under Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode. Further, total length of National Highways constructed during Financial Year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 is given below:-
 
 
Financial Year
 
Total length of national highways constructed
 
(in KMs)
 
2015-2016
6061
2016-2017
6611
(Upto  February, 2017)
 
            The Government has also approved a project for upgradation of NH-51 and NH-54 in the states of Meghalaya and Mizoram with soft loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today. 


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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