Ministry of Road Transport & Highways highlights Bharatmala Project

Bharatmala Project
Bharatmala Project

A total of 225 nos. road projects with an aggregate length of 9,613 km have been appraised and approved till March, 2019 under Bharatmala Pariyojana (including 53 nos. of residual NHDP works of aggregate length of 2,463 kms) with Total Capital Cost as Rs. 2,43,415 crores (including Land Acquisition & other pre-construction cost). Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari  has informed that The Government of India approved Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase–I in October, 2017 with a financial outlay of Rs. 5,35,000 crore which includes development of following corridors/ road stretches:


Corridor/Road stretches Approximate Length (km)
Economic corridors 9,000
National Corridors Efficiency improvements 5,000
Inter-corridor and feeder roads 6,000
Border and International connectivity roads 2,000
Coastal and port connectivity roads 2,000
Expressways 800
Residual NHDP 10,000
Total 34,800


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