Cabinet approves Rs. 7 lakh crores for the mega Highway Construction Plan.

A project worth Rs. 7 lakh crores has been approved by the Union Government to develop 83000 km highways in 5 years. Finance Secretary, Ashik Lavasa announced that the project includes construction of 34800 km of highways under the Bharatmala Scheme, at the cost of almost Rs. 5.35 lakh crores.