Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
22-March-2018 16:52 IST
NHAI awards contract for Khemkaran town to Start of Amritsar bypass project in Punjab

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of following national highway section in the state of Punjab on EPC Mode under Bharatmala scheme:


NH No.



Total Civil Cost

Contractor Name



Two Lane with paved shoulder /Four-Laning of section Khemkaran town to Start of Amritsar bypass

48.823 km

Rs. 149.90 crore

M/s. Ceigall India Ltd–

Inderjit Mehta Constructions Pvt. Ltd. (JV)


The 48.823 km long Khemkaran town- Start of Amritsar bypass is part of Border Roads designated to NHAI under Bharatmala scheme. The objective of this work is to provide good road network access and undertake development of border areas.  The project comprises of development of 13.138 km of project length to 4-lane and 35.685 km to 2-lane with paved shoulder with flexible pavement.  The contract period is 550 days including O&M period of 4 years. The project will have 1 major bridge, 6 minor bridges, and facility of 18 nos. of bus bays & Shelters.