The government has apprÂoved building over 1,000 km of expressways under NHDP, entailing an investment of Rs 16,680 crore. The projects include 400 km long Vadodara-Mumbai, 66 km long Delhi-Meerut, 334 km long Bangalore-Chennai, and 277 km Kolkata-Dhanbad expressways. There is also a proposal to develop the National Expressway II – Eastern Peripheral Expressway – connecting NH-1 near Kundli and terminating on NH-2 near Palwal. For Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway, the preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) is under progress and implementation of the project on public-private-partnership mode will be initiated after DPR. For Delhi-Meerut Expressway, feasibility study is in progress. Bangalore-Chennai feasibility study is being carried out.