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Projects approved under NHDP Phase III

Background

The Cabinet gave approval for four/six laning of 4000 Km of National Highways under NHDP Phase IIIA on BOT basis in a meeting conducted on March 2005. Subsequently, Government approved additional stretches in May 2006, Oct 2006 and April 2007 for implementation of four laning. The total tentative length of 12109 Km is to be done at an estimated cost of Rs80,626 crore.

Project: Four laning of 65.07 Km long Goa/Karnataka border to Panaji (Goa) section of NH-4A in the State of Goa

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT)/BOT Basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.471 crore under the DBFOT pattern.

Concession period of the project: 30 years including a construction period of 910 days.

Main project objective: The project road runs between Karnataka/Goa Border to Panaji (Goa) and it will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel for heavy traffic transporting mining material from Karnataka to Tisk and up to Mormugao and Vasco Ports.

Project: Four laning of 80 Km long Muzaffarnagar-Haridwar section of NH-58 in the State of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) Basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.754 crore under the DBFOT pattern

Concession period: 25 years including a construction period of 910 days.

Main project objective: The project road, which runs between Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel for heavy traffic transporting from Muzaffarnagar to Haridwar.

Project: Four laning of Haridwar-Dehradun section of NH-58 and 72 in the State of Uttarakhand

NH-58: From the existing 211 Km. to 218 Km

NH-72: From the existing 196.82 Km to 165 Km

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) Basis in Annuity mode.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.478 crore under the DBFOT pattern.

Concession period: The concessionaire will make all expenditure to complete the project and will recover the same from the Government at fixed semi annual annuity for 18 years after development of the project in 2 years. Besides, the Government would also meet the expenditure amounting to Rs92 crore for land acquisition and other pre-construction activities for the project.

Main project objective: The project road runs between Dehradun and Haridwar in Uttarakhand, which will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel. This will also improve the connectivity between Delhi and the State capital of Dehradun via Haridwar and other places of religious importance like Rishikesh and Badrinath. The project will expedite improvement of roads infrastructure in the State and provide improved inter-state connectivity of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand.

Project: Four laning of the 155.15 Km long Indore-Jhabua-Gujarat/Madhya Pradesh border section of NH-59 in the State of Madhya Pradesh

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) Basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs1175 crore after restructuring under the DBFOT pattern. Concession period: 25 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: The project road, which runs between Indore-Jhabua-Gujarat/Madhya Pradesh border will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel for heavy traffic running from Indore, Dhar and Jhabua.

Project: Four laning of the 83.85 Km long Godhara-Gujarat/Madhya Pradesh border section of NH-59 in the State of Gujarat 129.30 Km. to 215.90 Km

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) Basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs717 crore under the DBFOT pattern. Besides, the Government would also meet the expenditure amounting to Rs.112.14 crore for land acquisition and other pre-construction activities for the project.

Concession period: 27 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: The project road, which runs between Godhara to state border of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel and provide improved inter-state connectivity between Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Project: Four laning of 117.60 Km long Ahmedabad-Godhara section section of NH-59 in the State of Gujarat

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) toll basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.1008.50 crore under the DBFOT pattern.

Concession period: 30 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: The project road will provide improved inter-state connectivity between Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh and will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel. The major impact lies in reducing the time and cost of travel of the traffic plying in the State and on the inter-state corridor connecting state capital of Gujarat and Indore in Madhya Pradesh. It will also increase the potential of employment to local labourers for the project activities.

Project: Two/four laning of 163.5 Km long Ranchi-Argaon-Jamshedpur section of NH-33 in the State of Jharkhand

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.1011 crore under the DBFOT pattern.

Concession period: 23 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: It will provide improved connectivity between Ranchi, the State Capital of Jharkhand and Jamshedpur and will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel. The major impact of the project lies in reducing the time and cost of travel of the traffic plying between Ranchi, the State Capital of Jharkhand and Jamshedpur via Rargaon in the State. It will also increase the potential of employment to local labourers for the project activities. Besides it will also add to the transportation facilities for industrial town of Jamshedpur.

Project: Four/six laning of 71.40 Km long Gandhidham-Mundra Port section of NH-8A in the State of Gujarat

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs.953.88 crore under the DBFOT pattern.

Concession period: 25 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: It will provide improved connectivity between two major ports of Gujarat and will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel. The major impact of the project lies in reducing the time and cost of travel of the traffic plying between Gandhidham (Kandla) and Mundra, connecting two major ports in the state of Gujarat. It will also increase the potential of employment to local labourers for the project activities.

Project approved under NHDP Phase II

Background

The Cabinet gave approval for four/six laning of 6195 Km of existing two lane National Highways under NHDP Phase II in Dec 2003. It was also mandated that National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) should identify more roads to be taken through BOT.

Project: From 102.03 Km. to 144.74 Km. on the Chengapalli to start of Coimbatore Bypass section on National Highways NH-47 and four laning from 170.94 Km. to 183.06 Km. on end of Coimbatore Bypass to Tamil Nadu/Kerala border Section on NH-47 in the State of Tamil Nadu

Model: Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) Basis.

Total estimated project cost: Rs852.74 crore under the DBFOT pattern

Concession period: 27 years including a construction period of 30 months.

Main project objective: The project road, which runs between Chengapalli and Tamil Nadu/Kerala border will facilitate in reducing the time and cost of travel for heavy traffic running from Chengapalli to Tamil Nadu/Kerala border.

Project approved under the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North Eastern Region (SARDP-NE)

Background

The Cabinet gave approval ‘in-principle’ for four laning of 330 Km length of NH-44 from Churaibari (Assam/Tripura border) to Sabroom, via Agartala in Oct 2007 with the direction to undertake tendering on EPC basis and seek investment decision from Cabinet based on tenders. Subsequently, Government approved investment of Rs236 crore in Nov 2008 for pre-construction activities and land acquisition for four-laning of NH-44 in Tripura. Due to low volume of traffic, for which four-laning is not justified and constraint of funds under SARDP-NE, it was decided to take up two-laning of Churaibari-Agartala-Sabroom section of NH-44 in Tripura in the first stage along with pre-construction activities for four-laning.

Project: Approval for stage construction of four laning of NH-44 in Tripura from Churaibari to Sabroom via Agartala in the State of Tripura State

Estimated project cost (First stage): Rs390 crore from the SARDP-NE and similar amount from the Ministry’s regular scheme, NH(O) to carry out four-laning of Churaibari-Agartala-Sabroom section.

Simultaneously, alignment of four-laning will be finalised and land will be acquired together with obtaining forest and environmental clearance. A sum of Rs236 crore is also available for incurring expenditure pre-construction activities and land acquisition.

Main project objective: While enhancing the road infrastructure in the State, the improved NH-44 will provide easy connectivity to Agartala, the State capital town of Tripura with East-West Corridor on NH-44 from Churaibari to Jorabat in the States of Assam and Meghalaya is already two-laned. This will also provide better connectivity to remote and far-flung areas of the State.

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