Central Assistance To States For Ring Road
Under the Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I, 28 Ring Roads have been identified for development in the entire country. In addition to the provisions of Ring Roads, a total of 191 nos. of choke points/congestion points have been identified for development through bypasses, flyovers, lane expansion etc. under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I. In case certain projects are proposed by the States including Ring Roads or Bypasses, which are not part of Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I, there is provision to take up such new projects if the State Government is ready to bear at least 50% cost of land acquisition under Grand Challenge Mechanism.
This information was given by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin J Gadkari in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.