Covid-19's impact on economic activity has been huge this year, but government-led infrastructure building is one area where a revival can be initiated faster. In an interview with Megha Manchanda and Jyoti Mukul, NHAI Chairman Sukhbir Singh Sandhu says that the Authority has been able to award 60 per cent more length in the April-September 2020 period even as the emphasis is on making up for the lost time during the peak summer months. Edited excerpts:
How is the construction of national highways progressing? Is it back to normal from the lockdown days?
Construction is now normal. However, we were