Nirmala Sitharaman- The New Indian Specific


Specific Information Service

CHENNAI: Work on the Rs 20,000 crore Chennai-Bangalore Expressway, which is able to go by Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, is predicted to begin within the subsequent monetary yr. Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has began the bidding course of, in line with its Chief common supervisor Alok Deepankar (Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka). 

This comes after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced in Parliament that the work on Chennai-Bengaluru Expressway will start quickly. She mentioned the undertaking is more likely to be began within the subsequent six months. Sixty to 70 per cent land acquisition had been accomplished. The expressway is without doubt one of the 12 expressway tasks being launched by the NDA authorities.  

The 262-km-long, six-lane, access-controlled expressway begins at Hoskote in Karnataka and ends at Outer Ring  Highway close to Chennai. The undertaking, which is being applied below public-private partnership, is more likely to scale back journey time between Chennai and Bangalore to 4 hours.

Madurai-Chennai hall to be monetised

On monetisation of 12 a number of freeway bundles of over 6000 km earlier than 2024, Deepankar mentioned that in Tamil Nadu, NHAI has chosen Chennai-Madurai-Chennai hall. The Finance Minister had introduced this. This comes after the Centre just lately authorised amendments to toll-operate-transfer (TOT) mannequin for nationwide highways.


The Expressway begins at Hoskote in Karnataka and ends at Outer Ring Highway in Chennai. It’s being applied below public-private partnership (PPP)


Supply hyperlink