Indian government to award highway contracts worth Rs 3 lakh crore

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the Government of India intends on issuing highway contracts worth Rs 3 lakh crore by May, 2017. The Government is also planning to increase the length of the national highways by two lakh kilometre by August this year. Gadkari also said that by the end of April 2016, all toll plazas will be electronic.

"Creating a world class infrastructure in highways is the top priority of the Government. We will sign highways contracts worth Rs 3 lakh crore between May 2016 and May 2017. We have a road...

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Updated Date: Mar 14, 2016 14:59:58 IST