Added on : 2018-06-15 17:45:31
The infrastructure sector of the country will soon witness a massive boost as around 300 big infrastructure projects have been identified and expedited by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Out of these, around 100 projects are likely to be completed by the end of this year. Earlier this week, a two-day review meeting was conducted in Goa, where Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who heads the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, reviewed the ongoing highways projects across 20 states. Over the two days, around 427 projects of NHAI and 311 projects of NHIDCL across 20 states have been reviewed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the targeted deadline for the completion of the 127 NHAI projects and 153 Ministry projects has been changed from June 2019 to March 2019. Also, around 100 ongoing projects are scheduled to be completed by December 2018.