Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman announces budget for road infrastructure

In the new budget 2021 announced today the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told more than 13,000 lengths of roads at the cost of 3.3 lakh crore has already been awarded under the Bharat Mala Yojna. Of this 3,800 kilo meters have been constructed. By March 2022, another 11,000 KM of national highway will be awarded. To further augment road infrastructure low economic corridors are also being planned. 3,500 km of national highway works in the state of Tamil Nadu at an investment of 1.03 lakh crore. The construction will start next year. In Kerala also 1,100 KM of national highway works at an investment of 65 thousand crores.