Budget 2021: Big push to infra; highway sector gets record ₹1.18 lakh crore2 min read . Updated: 01 Feb 2021, 07:10 PM IST
- 'By March 2022, we would be awarding another 8,500 km and complete an additional 11,000 km of national highway corridors,' finance minister said
To provide a major boost to infrastructure in the country and create jobs, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced ₹1.18 lakh crore financial allocation for the highways sector. "I am... providing an enhanced outlay of ₹1,18,101 lakh crore for the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, of which ₹1,08,230 crore is for capital, the highest ever," said Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget on Monday.
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