Bihar government will construct a network of 50,000 km of roads in the next five years, said Rural Works Department Minister Bhim Singh on June 10. Presenting the annual report of his department, Singh said while 11 districts are covered under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), the remaining districts would be covered under Mukhyamantri Gram Sampark Yojana (MGSY).
The Kerala government is to construct 28 major roads in the state at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore, said the State Chief Minister Oommen Chandy recently. Each road would be constructed as a special project and talks were on to finalise the details of the new roads, half of which were coming up in the Malabar region, Chandy said.
To decongest various arterial roads in south Delhi and cut down travel time, the Delhi government has decided to construct an elevated road to connect Chhatarpur with INA market. For this, the government is to carry out a feasibility study soon. The Delhi PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chouhan said the government has started the process of appointing a consultant to prepare the feasibility report for the project.
Along the India-China border, the Union government
is to construct 27 strategic border roads. Approving the road works the government has estimated cost for the same at Rs 1,937 crore. This was stated by Minister of State for Home Mullapally Ramachandran in Lok Sabha February 26.