Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Target of 12,200 km set for construction of National Highways (NHs) in the country during the current financial year 2022-23

Posted On: 29 MAR 2023 3:02PM by PIB Delhi

National Highways constructed/widened/expanded in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh  State-wise during last five years are placed at Annex-A.

        Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs, year wise and Statewise are placed at Annex-B.

 

Ministry has set a target of 12,200 km for construction of National Highways (NHs) in the country during the current financial year 2022-23. The targets to construction of NHs for coming years have not yet been fixed.

 

Annex-A

 

Sr. No. 

State

National Highways constructed/ widened/ expanded (in Nos.)

1

Punjab

20

2

Haryana

19

3

Rajasthan

54

4

Madhya Pradesh

42

5

Chhattisgarh

21

 

 

Annex-B State: Punjab

Sr. No. 

Year

Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs (Rs. in Cr.)

1

2017-18

3945

2

2018-19

3784.41

3

2019-20

3660.07

4

2020-21

3433.18

5

2021-22

3960.92

 

State: Haryana

Sr. No. 

Year

Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs (Rs. in Cr.)

1

2017-18

4691.88

2

2018-19

3300.76

3

2019-20

2747.94

4

2020-21

2901.08

5

2021-22

3557.02

 

State: Rajasthan

Sr. No. 

Year

Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs (Rs. in Cr.)

1

2017-18

3531.66

2

2018-19

4890.15

3

2019-20

7014.06

4

2020-21

6746.41

5

2021-22

11299.32

 

State: Madhya Pradesh

Sr. No. 

Year

Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs (Rs. in Cr.)

1

2017-18

3396

2

2018-19

5603

3

2019-20

6035.13

4

2020-21

7064.43

5

2021-22

8439

 

State: Chhattisgarh

Sr. No. 

Year

Amounts spent on land acquisition and highway construction/repairs (Rs. in Cr.)

1

2017-18

2323.74

2

2018-19

2362.14

3

2019-20

1466.77

4

2020-21

2018.65

5

2021-22

1737.60

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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