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Construction of Roads For Connectivity In LWE Affected Areas


The total length of roads sanctioned under Road Requirement Plan for development of roads in Left Wing Extremism affected areas in 34 districts is 5422 km. The total length awarded and constructed so far is 5419 km and 4486 km respectively. The total expenditure incurred since the inception under the scheme upto 31st March, 2017 is Rs. 6210 crore. During the current Financial Year 2017-18, an allocation of Rs. 700 crore has been made.

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 in Rajya Sabha today.

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First Published: Mon, February 05 2018. 00:20 IST