The Roads and Bridges section covers the key trends, recent developments, current status of major projects and central sector programmes, financing and PPPs, key issues and challenges .
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, toll plaza, bidding, NHAI, NHDP, award, approval, financing, two-laning, four-laning

Key Statistics
Network size and growth

August 2018

The total road network of the country has grown at a CAGR of about 4 per cent in the past 20 years. The share of national highways in the country’s total road network is about […]

Key Statistics
Performance of NHDP

August 2018

The total length of national highways awarded under NHDP has grown at a CAGR of 17.61 per cent from 763.33 km in 2003-04 to 7,397 km in 2017-18. Further, PPP awards declined sharply from 2012-13 […]

Strong Support
ADB leads in multilateral investments

February 2018

In recent years, the role of multilateral organisations in financing infrastructure projects in India has increased significantly and has assumed a position of great importance in assisting India’s growth. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has […]

A Smooth Ride
ADB approves funding for KSHIP-III

January 2018

Launched in 2001, the Karnataka State Highways Improvement Project (KSHIP) is an initiative of the Public Works Department of the Karnataka government for the improvement of the state’s road network. In the years leading up to the […]

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