We are planning to award projects worth around Rs 2.25 trillion in the current fiscal

Infrastructure Transport

- Dr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Chairman, NHAI

Despite losing the best construction months to Covid-19 related lockdown, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) constructed 4,192 km of National Highways in FY2020-21. Notably, this is the highest ever highway construction achieved in a financial year by NHAI. At 4,192 km, the pace of construction increased by 5 per cent in 2020-21 as compared to 3,979 km constructed in 2019-20 and 24 per cent more than 3,380 km constructed in 2018-19. Considering construction in lane kilometer, NHAI has constructed 18,500 lane km during FY2020-21, tallying to over 50 lane km per day. This is 40 per cent more than the 13,243 lane km constructed