Prime Minister will launch Setubharatam project to make National Highways Railway Crossing Free
Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari told newspersons that under the project 208 places have been identified for construction of rail over-bridges or underpasses. He said that an expenditure of Rs. 10,200 crore is expected to be incurred on the project.
The Minister said that in addition to the above, 1500 new bridges are also proposed to be constructed to replace the old bridges.
He also outlined the roadmap for the Ministries of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping in the coming years and said the Budget 2016-17 provisions will go a long way in giving a boost to these sectors.