The distribution of the CRF for development of rural roads, development and maintenance of national highways, railways, development and maintenance of state roads and for development and maintenance of road in border areas are governed by the CRF Act, 2000 amended by the Finance Act, 2016.
The estimated amount of CRF accrual as per Budget Estimate (BE) 2017-18 is Rs.81,250 crore. The funds accrued under the CRF during 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 were Rs. 26,108 crore, Rs. 69,809 crore and Rs. 80,800 crore respectively.
This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
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