Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Funds for Development of National Highways

The Ministry has allocated funds of Rs 1,00,250 Crore which includes Internal and Extra Budgetary Resources (IEBR) and Borrowings  of Rs 59,279 Crore for the development of National Highways during the current financial year 2016-17.  

The Ministry has set  an ambitious target of 15,000 km for the construction of National Highways during the current financial year 2016-17 and 6604 km has been achieved as on 28th Feb in 2016-17. 

The Ministry has sanctioned 4 nos of works for a length 18.65 km amounting to Rs 27.83 Crore in Puducherry for the development of NH-45A (New NH-32) during the current financial year 2016-17. 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri  Mansukh L. Mandavia in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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