Indian History

Bharatamala Programmes

Bharatmala is a proposed umbrella scheme at an estimated cost of Rs.2,67,200 crore for
(i) Development of State Roads along Coastal areas / Border areas, including connectivity of non-major ports, about 7000 km for Rs.80,250 crore;
(ii) Backward Areas, Religious, Tourist Places Connectivity programme, about 7000 km for Rs.85,250 crore;
(iii) Setubhratam Pariyojana which is for the construction of about 1500 major bridges and 200 ROBs / RUBs for Rs.30,000 crore; and
(iv) District Head Quarter Connectivity Scheme for development of about 9000 km newly declared NHs for Rs.60,000 crore.
The programme is targeted for completion by 2022.