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Improvement of road connectivity in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas

The Government has approved a scheme for development of about 1,177 km of NHs and 4,276 km of State Roads in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas as a Special Project with an estimated cost of about Rs. 7,300 Crore. As on 31th October, 2017, the detailed estimates for 5,422 km length have been sanctioned at an estimated cost of Rs. 8,592.7 Crore, out of which, works on 5,419 km length costing Rs. 8,654 Crore have been awarded.  Development in 4,505 km length has been completed up to October 2017 and cumulative expenditure incurred so far is Rs. 6,605 Crore.

Development of Vijayawada Ranchi route

Out of 1,622 km long LWE affected Vijayawada – Ranchi route, development of 600 km (net length 592 km) of State Roads in Odisha (549 km Newly declared NH and 43 km SH), not covered in any Central or State Scheme has been approved by the Government at a cost of Rs 1,200 crore on 4th November, 2010.

So far, the detailed estimates for all the 9 packages in an aggregate length of 592 km have been sanctioned at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,347 crore and works were awarded. The development on 402 km has been completed at the cumulative expenditure of Rs. 867.81 crores up to October, 2017.