The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways today reviewed the work progress of the National Highways in Odisha. In a meeting with the Odisha Government’s representative, the state of the existing highways totalling 4,847 kms was reviewed. Besides the review of above stretch, Highways totalling 1,789 kms for which DPR is under preparation, and also includes Bharatmala component of 500 kms, was also reviewed and the status of its implementation was discussed.
The Ministry has also reviewed and discussed the various proposals received from public representatives to declare 2,506 kms of stretches of State Roads as National Highways and it was decided to forward the proposal details for this to the Government of Odisha.
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