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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
15-December-2011 16:28 IST
Status of NHDP

The overall status of National Highway  Development Programme is given below There have been some delays in implementation of the projects mainly due to poor performance of some contractors, delays in obtaining forest/wild life/ railway clearances, law & order problems in some states, delay in land acquisition. In order to expedite implementation of projects Regional Officers each headed by Chief General Manager have been set up by NHAI for close monitoring of implementation of projects.  Measures have been taken to expedite land acquisition, shifting of utilities etc. Projects are periodically reviewed at field and at Head Quarters.

Overall status of NHDP

 Status as on 31.10.2011

 NHDP Phases

Total Length in km

Length Completed in km

Length under
Implementation in km

To be awarded in km

I

GQ,EW-NS corridors, Port connectivity & others

7,522*

7454

68

-

II

4/6-laning  North South- East West Corridor, Others

6,647

5344

 

 

859

444

III

12,109

2714

6063

3341

IV

2 - laning with paved shoulders

20,000

-

2073

 

17927

 

V

6-laning of GQ and High density corridor

6,500

661

2532

3307

VI

Expressways

1000

NIL

NIL

1000

VII

Ring Roads, Bypasses and flyovers and other  structures

700 km of ring roads/ bypass + flyovers

-

41

659

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This  information was given by the Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways, Dr. Tushar A. Chaudhary,   in  a written reply in  Rajya Sabha today.

SK/kd