Six-laning of NH-2 has been approved by CCEA in Bihar and Jharkhand [ Current Affairs ]

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The six laning of National Highway-2 from Aurangabad-BarwaAdda section development in Bihar and Jharkhand has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). At the CCEA meeting in New Delhi chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi this decision was taken.

Key facts:

  • Under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-V, the six laning work approximately length of 222 kms.

At the estimated cost of Rs. 4918.48 crore this development will be assumed including:

  • Design
  • Build
  • Finance
  • Operate
  • Transfer (BOT/DBFOT)

With the aim to speed up the improvement of infrastructure in Jharkhand and Bihar this project is approved.

  • This project is also aims to reduce the time and cost of travel for traffic.
  • With this project new employment opportunity will increase for local laborers for project activities and uplifting the socio-economic condition of the concerned regions.

- Published on: January 21, 2016