Monday, 31 July 2017

Public Investment Board Clears the Phase-1 of Bharatmala Pariyojana

 The Public Investment Board has cleared the proposal for BHARATMALA Pariyojana Phase-I in its meeting held on 16 June 2017. CCEA proposal on the same is currently under inter-ministerial consultation. The total length of road to be constructed under BHARATMALA Pariyojana Phase-I is 24,800 Km with the following details:
Economic Corridors                                                    -           9,000 Km
            Inter-corridor & feeder Routes                                   -           6,000 Km
            National Corridors Efficiency Programme                 -           5,000 Km
            Border & International connectivity roads                 -           2,000 Km
            Coastal & port connectivity roads                              -           2,000 Km
            Expressways                                                               -              800 Km
            Remaining National Highways under National
            Highways Development Project (NHDP)                  -           10,000 Km

This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.


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