Ministry to award 982-km highways by March-end

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 19, 2018 Published on February 05, 2016

The Road Transport and Highways Ministry will award 982 km of highway stretches, involving a total cost of ₹16,614 crore, before the end of this fiscal. These projects were approved by the Expenditure Finance Committee, headed by the Secretary, Road Transport and Highways, which met on Friday.

The projects were appraised and selected on the basis of land acquisition and clearances obtained. These projects are spread across Rajasthan Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka/Andhra Pradesh Border, Chhattisgarh and Punjab, said sources. Most of the projects have acquired a large portion of the land required.

Published on February 05, 2016
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