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1 1 1 National Highways Development Project(NHDP) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways National Highways Authority of India

2 2 2 Indian Road Network

3 3 3 Length ( km ) National Highways58,112 State Highways1,37,119 Major District Roads4,70,000 Rural Roads26,50,000 Total – 33 Lakhs km Roads – 85 % of passenger & 70 % of freight traffic National Highways : Severe capacity constraint - Less than 2% but carry 40% of traffic INDIAN ROAD NETWORK

4 4 4 Comparative Statement of Progress in Road Sector : upto 8 th plan and being done Now ( ) Comparative Statement of Progress in Road Sector : upto 8 th plan and being done Now ( ) National HighwaysTotal (km)Per year (km)Per day (km) Upto 8 th Plan Now ( ) Upto 8 th Plan Now ( ) Upto 8 th Plan Now ( ) Single lane NH Equivalent 33,44054, Expenditure (Rs)7000 Crs65,400 Crs (likely) 140 Crs7300 Crs (likely) 38 Lakhs20 Crs (likely) Construction of National Highways StatusPeriodTotal Length of 4-laning (km) Length of 4-laning per year (km per year) Length of 4-laning per day (km per day) Achieved Upto 8 th Plan Expenditure Rs.2.5 Crs per km) Rs.1390 CrsRs. 28 crs Targets ,8461,6505 Likely Expenditure Rs.4 Crs per km) Rs. 59,400 CrsRs.6,600 CrsRs. 20 Crs Progress of 4-Laning

5 5 5 Bold Initiatives by NDA Government Govt after coming to power (1998),launched an unprecedented and very courageous programme called National Highways Development Project (NHDP) for removing capacity constraints and improving all weather connectivity NHDP a dream project of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Behari Vajpeyee Never before in the history of India has such a massive road construction work been taken up by any Govt.,except Sher Shah Suri, who visualized the Grand Trunk Road Levy of Re 1 each as cess on sale of every liter of diesel and petrol for raising financial resources for NHDP Central Road fund Per annum approx to NHDP: Rs 2,000 Crores Rural Roads: Rs. 2,500 Crores State Roads: Rs. 1,000 Crores ROB & Safety: Rs. 300 Crores

6 6 6 Major Milestones Major Milestones Hon’ble Prime Minister announces construction of North-South & East - West Corridors : Oct. 24, 1998 Task force headed by Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission constituted : Oct. 30, 1998 Task force decides on NHDP GQ : 5952* km + NSEW : 7300 km: Dec. 9, 1998 Foundation stone laid by Prime Minister: Jan. 2, 1999 ( at Devanhalli, Karnataka ) Govt., approves Phase I (Rs.30,300crs) : Dec.12, 2000 Cess of Rs 1 per ltr on petrol levied in Union Budget for FY: Cess of Rs 1 per ltr on diesel levied in Union Budget for FY : GQ Contracts awarded except - Allahabad bypass : 84 km - Himatnagar – Chiloda (Court Case) : 52 km *now after alignment 5846 km


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