National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement (NHII) Project


National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement Project(NHII) is launched to improve the National Highway network connectivity to less developed areas and low-income states. The NHII project is also assisted by World Bank and tries to ensure safe, fast and all-weather movement of traffic on National Highways located in backward regions. Under this project, development of 1120 kms of National Highways in Karnataka, Odisha, Bihar, Rajasthan and West Bengal have been approved. The project has three components: (i) road improvement and maintenance; (ii) institutional development; and (iii) road safety. Works are expected to be completed by 2024.

December 7, 2017
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