Thursday, 10 August 2017

Conversion of State Highways to NH in Telangana

State roads totalling a length of 879 km have been declared as new National Highways in Telangana during the last three years. The details of amount sanctioned for development of NHs entrusted with State Government of Telangana during the last three years are as follows:-
(Amount in Rs. Crore)
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
720.75
203.05
2731.96
       

In addition, one work of 99 km length with total capital cost of Rs. 1905 crore has been sanctioned by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) during the last three years in Telangana. The details of allocation of funds and expenditure for development of NHs entrusted with the State Government of Telangana during the last three years are as follows:-
(Amount in Rs. Crore)
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
Allocation
Expenditure
Allocation
Expenditure
Allocation
Expenditure
210.79
210.79
661.00
657.10
515.00
358.43
   
 The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways considers declaration of some state roads as new NHs from time to time depending upon requirement of connectivity, inter-se-priority and availability of funds. 

This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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