6,421 crore sanctioned for NH projects in AP

In a key decision aimed at improving road connectivity in the state, the Union’s Department of Roads and Highways has approved the Andhra Pradesh 2021-22 annual plan for ₹ 6,421

This contrasted with the sanctioning of 267 billion yen in the 2019-2020 period, which was later revised to 1,830 billion yen. It was sanctioned 2,702 billion yen in the 2020-2021 fiscal year, which was later revised to 6,421 million yen.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy urged him during his meeting with the Union Minister for Roads and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, to approve more funds for several NH projects. Chief Secretary (Transport) MT Krishna Babu said the amount is the highest amount ever awarded to the state and the land acquisition must be borne by the center.

The projects for which an annual plan was drawn up included the development of the Vodarevu-Narsaraopet-Piduguralla section of the NH 167 (A) with a length of 81.29 km, the Hyderabad-Srisailam-Dornala section of the NH 765 with an extension of 78 km, Vijayawada-Jagadalpur (NH- 30) up to 64.55 km, Macherla to Dachepalli, the SH 021 with NH 167 AD and others connect

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