Replying to a question raised by the leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, the CM said the centre sanctioned Rs 173.75 crore for the DPRs.
He further stated that the issue of declaring 69 highways and one other road as national highway in principle had been taken up with the centre.
The issue of approval of draft alignment report of 54 roads and declaring them as national highways is also under consideration of the Centre, he added.
The process of acquiring land for these national highways has not yet been started, the CM said, adding the issue of applying 'Factor 2' for acquiring land is under consideration of the state government.
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