The estimated fund requirement for development of National Highways (NHs) / roads under various schemes and proposed Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana is about Rs. 6,92,324 crore upto Financial Year (FY) 2021-22. The sources of funds include Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) including NH share of Central Road Fund (CRF) cess, Toll Remittance, expected monetization of NHs through Toll-Operate-Transfer (TOT) route, market borrowings by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and private sector investment.
The estimated share of private sector investment and expected monetization through TOT route during this period are about Rs.1,06,000 crore and about Rs.34,000 crore respectively; which together form about 20.22 percent of total estimated fund requirement of Rs. 6,92,324 crore.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.
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