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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
15-March-2018 15:23 IST
Highway Projects

Fourteen hundred seventy sanctioned projects amounting to Rs. 432538 Crore having length 44108 km are under construction which includes seventy-one projects amounting to Rs.21042 Crore having length 1647 km in the state of Kerala and West Bengal. Three hundred forty-three projects are facing problems in timely completion of projects. These projects are likely to be completed by Dec 2020. In order to ensure timely completion of the projects and their subsequent maintenance, regular meetings are held with project developers, State Governments and contractors. Regular review meetings are held in Head Quarter by Ministry/ NHAI with Regional Officers, concessionaires /contractors to make the construction of projects hassle free. To expedite completion of these projects, various steps are also taken which include streamlining of land acquisition & environment clearances, exit for equity investors, premium re-scheduling, close coordination with other Ministries, revamping of dispute resolution mechanism, frequent reviews at various levels etc.Details of the ongoing projects for construction and development of the National Highways are given below :

S No

State

Ongoing works

No.

Length in km

Cost in Rs. crore

1

Andhra Pradesh

28

735.04

4336.15

2

Arunachal Pradesh

2

64.40

254.92

3

Assam

28

304.63

1510.41

4

Bihar

43

477.05

5106.80

5

Chhattisgarh

16

253.87

1021.94

6

Goa

25

75.12

4356.02

7

Gujarat

19

303.47

1902.64

8

Haryana

19

100.45

840.22

9

Himachal Pradesh

47

295.49

1036.26

10

Jammu Kashmir

11

76.31

161.28

11

Jharkhand

30

272.73

1555.03

12

Karnataka

83

861.00

4749.00

13

Kerala

13

145.62

1504.21

14

Madhya Pradesh

27

987.19

7678.05

15

Maharashtra

107

3320.38

26841.21

16

Manipur

17

209.76

898.84

17

Meghalaya

22

12.00

182.80

18

Mizoram

17

333.91

379.34

19

Nagaland

20

195.48

1191.27

20

Odisha

40

709.44

2644.16

21

Puduchery

5

16.95

54.57

22

Punjab

31

131.50

1299.50

23

Rajasthan

36

582.13

3007.91

24

Sikkim

5

117.17

724.25

25

Tamil Nadu

46

364.20

1320.44

26

Telangana

35

526.42

2697.70

27

Tripura

3

34.03

77.56

28

Uttar Pradesh

30

894.66

5898.26

29

Uttarakhand

61

683.20

4827.66

30

West Bengal

40

477.92

5904.92

31

LWE

55

1708.07

3433.73

32

SARDP-NE(PWD)

30

1730.00

11940.00

33

NHDP-IV A*

73

3623.59

31879.30

34

NHIIP/EAP*

13

917.77

5716.77

35

BRO

17

272.00

1279.29

36

NHAI*

302

20875.14

257179.07

37

NHIDCL

74

1420

27147

 

Total

1470

44108

432538.47

 

*This also includes 17 works of length 236.92 km having cost 4895.53 crore in Kerala and

54 works of length 1410.01 km having cost 16146.80 Cr in West Bengal.

 

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

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