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A post exclusively for tracking the more arduous projects of road widening/construction being undertaken in the geographically tough terrains of North East and the Himlayan Ranges(J&K, Himachal, Uttarakhand) since this geography deserves more attention as it has relatively less developed highways
Can cover city roads/state highways/national/highways/expressways
 

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Funding for NE road development increased

New Delhi: The Centre has increased funding for road development in the Northeast by 95% from Rs 390 crore to Rs 760 crore, seeking to reinforce infrastructure in the strategic region, especially in border areas.

The is the second consecutive increase of funding for the region in the current fiscal year under the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme in the North East (SARDP-NE). In August, the ministry of road transport and highways increased the allocation from Rs 290 crore to Rs 390 crore.

Until September this financial year, the Centre allocated Rs 6,780 crore for national highways in the Northeastern region, according to transport ministry data.

SARDP-NE is to be taken up in three parts;
Under Phase A, about 4,099 km of roads (3,014 km of national highways and 1,085 km of state roads) are to be improved. The phase is expected to be completed by FY 2023-24, according to the ministry.
Phase B covers 3,723 km (2,210 km of NHs and 1,513 km of state roads).
The third is the Arunachal Pradesh package involving development of about 2,319 km length of roads (2,205 km of NHs and 114 km of state /general staff /strategic roads) has also been approved by the government. The entire Arunachal Pradesh package is targeted for completion by FY 2023-24.

The government has spent an amount of Rs. 30,315 crore on SARDP-NE including the Arunachal Pradesh Package, so far.
 

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NHIDCL floats tender for road construction from Doginala to Gau

The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) has invited bids for construction of high altitude hill road in Arunachal Pradesh.

The scope of work involves construction of road from Doginala to Gau from 0.000 km to 15.320 km in Upper Subansiri district on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) mode.

The estimated value of the project is Rs 157.39 crore with completion period of 18 months.
 

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NHIDCL floats tender for road works in Sikkim

The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation has floated tender for road works in Sikkim.

The scope of work involves construction and upgradation of existing road to two-lane with paved shoulder from 20.340 km (Rongli Bazzar) to 26.588 km (Rongli Bypass End) and upgradation of existing road at 20.600 km and 26.400 km for length of 0.520 km & 0.554 km of Rhenok-Menla spur (NH-717B) (Package-IIA) in the state of Sikkim on EPC basis under SARDP-NE Phase-A.

The work will be completed in 29 months at a cost of Rs 191.46 crore.
 

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Two-lane road between Dimapur-Kohima to be completed by Dec. 15, officials assure Governor

Senior officials of National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) have assured Governor RN Ravi of completing the ongoing two-lane road construction, along the four-lane Dimapur to Kohima stretch, before December 15.

Projects reviewed included Kohima-Jessami road, Kohima-bypass road, Kohima-Mao road, Dimapur-Peren road and Changtongya-Longleng road. It was revealed that the work was slowed down due to rock sliding in several stretches of roads during the past months between ongoing Kohima-Dimapur four-lane project.
 

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Hello, I have heard about a recent road project that india constructed for going to Kailash man-sarover. If people could start sharing photos of roads in those areas, I will really appreciate it. Thanks.
 

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NHIDCL floats tenders for Imphal-Moreh section

The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) has floated tenders for Imphal-Moreh section.

The works on Package-3 involves widening & improvement of Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39 from 395.680 km to 406.000 km to two lane with paved shoulders configuration in Manipur at a cost of Rs 183.28 crore.

The works on Package-4 envisages widening & improvement of Imphal-Moreh section of NH-39 from 406.000 km to 425.411 km to two lane with paved shoulders configuration in Manipur at a cost of Rs 186.7 crore.

The works will be completed on EPC mode in a period of 18 months.
 
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