Govt approves new fee determination rules for road projects

Govt approves new fee determination rules for road projects
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First Published: Thu, Nov 20 2008. 03 29 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Nov 20 2008. 03 29 PM IST
PTI
New Delhi: The government today approved the National Highways Fee (determination of rates and collection) Rules 2008, thus paving the way for increasing the annual fee to implement road projects through public-private partnership mode.
The rules, approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), will also bring uniformity in fee rate for public funded and private investments projects, Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office Prithviraj Chavan said while briefing the media.
These rules would also facilitate levying of fee for use of two lane section of national highway on which the average investment for upgrading has exceeded Rs 1 crore per km, he added.
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First Published: Thu, Nov 20 2008. 03 29 PM IST