Road Infrastructure in India

India's road network is the second-largest in the world with about 6 million kms of roads.

Advantage India

Robust
Demand

* In FY21, 13,298 kms of highway was constructed across India.

* In FY22* (until February 2022), automobile production (comprising passenger vehicles, three-wheelers, two-wheelers and four-wheelers) stood a 20,042,351 units.

Attractive
Opportunities

* The Government aims to construct 65,000 kms of national highways at a cost of Rs. 5.35 lakh crore (US$ 741.51 billion) by 2022.

* Andhra Pradesh will spend US$ 296.05 million to build 8,970 kms of roads.

* To transform road infrastructure in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, the Indian government has planned to construct roads extending 313 kms for Rs. 11,000 crore (US$ 1.48 billion).

Higher
Investments

* Transfer from National Investment Fund (NIF) was estimated at Rs. 20,000 crore (US$ 2.61 billion) as of March 2022.

* Under the Union Budget 2022-23, the Government of India has allocated Rs. 199,107.71 crore (US$ 26.04 billion) to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Policy
Support

* In October 2021, the government issued a notice related to concessions under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy (effective from April 2022) to encourage vehicle owners towards discarding old vehicles which have higher fuel consumption costs.

Last updated: Apr, 2022

Indian Roads

  • Srinagar
  • Golden quadrilateral
  • North South / East West / Corridor
  • Porbandar
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai
  • Kanyakumari
  • Kolkata
  • Silchar
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