Under its ambitious umbrella project, Bharatmala Pariyojna, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), sanctioned 4 road projects corresponding a budget of Rs 4,494 crores to industrial firms in Telangana. Further, the government’s autonomous agency officially promulgated the grant by issuing a Letter of Award (LoA) for constructing 188.15 km of highways on EPC (engineering, procurement and construction).
The National Highways Authority of India - under the supervision of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) - is planning to develop this project in coherence to the Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) of Bharatmala. The cluster project will subsume all other highway projects by increasing NH connectivity by 77 percent. The NHAI is aiming to construct 44 economic corridors by increasing the NH corridor count from 5 to 50.
NHAI officials say that the grant to Telangana embodies development of roads and highways in the Southern part of the country. The four projects will eloncontinue reading