Update On Highway Projects
2018-03-15 Announcements Construction National
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.