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Under Bharatmala, 35000 km of highways to be built by 2022: President Kovind

Under Bharatmala, 35000 km of highways to be built by 2022: President Kovind

Under the 'Bharatmala Project', construction or upgradation of about 35,000 kilometres of national highways is to be undertaken by 2022.

In addition, under the the 'Sagarmala Project', a network of good-quality roads is being constructed in coastal areas and areas adjoining ports.

Bharatmala Project

Bharatmala Project is the second largest highways construction project in the country since NHDP, under which almost 50,000 km or highway roads were targeted across the country.

Bharatmala will look to improve connectivity particularly on economic corridors, border areas and far flung areas with an aim of quicker movement of cargo and boosting exports.

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