Expressway Projects Under Construction

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The Govt. of India had approved a plan for constructing 1000 km of Expressways under NHDP Phase-VI at the cost of Rs. 16,680 crores on DBFOT basis. Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Bharatmala Pariyojana Program under which Expressway projects (Ahmedabad-Dholera, Vadodara-Mumbai, Delhi-Meerut, Kanpur-Lucknow, Chennai- Bangalore, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra & Delhi- Jaipur) of aggregate length 1837 km. are envisaged to be developed. Out of these, 800 km Expressways is to be implemented in Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana for which an outlay of Rs. 40,000 crores have been approved. In addition to the above, the Govt. had also approved one more expressway, namely, Eastern Peripheral Expressway for a length of 135 km., the construction of which is in progress. The Eastern Peripheral Expressway and Delhi-Meerut Expressway are currently under construction.