D P R of 1,296 KM road length of national highways in Himachal not prepared so far

Mar 11, 2018 19:10 | Feature & Viewpoint

Detailed Project Report/ Final Feasibility Reports of 1,296 KM road length of national highways  is yet to  be prepared while Detailed Project Report/ Final Feasibility Reports of  774  KM road length of national highways has been finalized and  Detailed Project Report/ Final Feasibility Reports of 976   

KM road length of national highways   in Himachal Pradesh has been awarded This was told by Union Minister of state road transport and highways Sh Mansukh .L.Mandaviya in a written reply  in a reply to question   to Shimla Member Parliament Sh Virender Kashyap  .He said that under National Highways approved in Principal category     

Detailed Project Report/ Final Feasibility Reports of 4,057 KM road length of national highways  has been  prepared while Detailed Project Report/Final Feasibility Reports of  3,076 KM road length of national highways has been awarded in Himachal Pradesh  . 

 

 

The total length of National Highways as on 31.03.2014 was about 91,287 km; which  has been enhanced to about 1,22,432 km since then. Apart from this, the Ministry has approved “In-Principle” about 55,233 km length of State roads as new NHs subject to outcome of their Detailed Project Reports (DPRs).

This was told by Union Minister of state road transport and highways Sh Mansukh .L.Mandaviya in a written reply  in a reply to question   to Shimla Member Parliament Sh Virender Kashyap in Lok Sabha regarding status of National Highways in country with special reference to  Himachal Pradesh.


 

 

 

 Union Minister of state road transport and highways Sh Mansukh .L.Mandaviya in a written reply to Shimla Member Parliament Sh Virender Kashyap in Lok Sabha  told that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal for investment approval for Phase-I of “Bharatmala Pariyojana” during its meeting held on 24.10.2017. “Bharatmala Pariyojana” Phase–I includes development of about 9,000 km length of Economic corridors, about 6,000 km length of Inter-corridor and feeder roads, about 5,000 km length of National Corridors Efficiency improvements, about 2,000 km length of Border and International connectivity roads, about 2,000 km length of Coastal and port connectivity roads, about 800 km length of Expressways and balance length of about 10,000 km of roads under NHDP. The programme is targeted for completion in 2021-2022.

 

 Union Minister of state road transport and highways Sh Mansukh .L.Mandaviya in a written reply to Shimla Member Parliament Sh Virender Kashyap in Lok Sabha told that 

 


The Ministry had taken up detailed review of NHs network with a view to develop the road connectivity to Border areas, development of Coastal roads including road connectivity for Non-Major ports, improvement in the efficiency of National Corridors, development of Economic Corridors, Inter Corridors and Feeder Routes along with integration with Sagarmala, etc., under “Bharatmala Pariyojana”. Under this proposal, the Ministry has identified stretches for development of about 26,200 km length of Economic Corridors, 8,000 km of Inter Corridors, 7,500 km of Feeder Routes, 5,300 km Border and International connectivity roads, 4,100 km Coastal and Port connectivity roads, 1,900 km Expressways, National Corridor Efficiency improvement by development of ring roads around 28 cities, decongestion of about 125 choke points and 66 congestion points, development of 35 nos. of Multimodal Logistics Parks