NHAI achieves highest ever construction record in one year

  • The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has finished construction of 3,979 km of national highways in the financial Year 2019-20.
  • This is the highest ever highway construction achieved in a financial year by NHAI.
  • 3,380 km construction was achieved in the FY 2018-19.
  • This construction is being done under the Bharatmala Pariyojana.
  • Bharatmala Pariyojana is an ambitious highway development programme envisaged by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
  • This plan includes the development of about 65,000 km of national highways.
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