�Tahlka news bureau, New Delhi,� �Goverment approved fast track building projects on friday cleared projects worth about Rs 17,000 crore . The Public Private Project Appraisal Committee had cleared three national highway projects with a cumulative length about 300km. The work will be awarded by March-end and in fact bids for most of these projects have been called by NHAI and road transport ministry. The standing committee has cleared 18 projects worth approximately Rs 16,614crore. Highways secretary Sanjay Mitra said ,These projects are in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Orissa, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The ministry has set a target of awarding 10,000 km of highways before the end of 2015-16. The construction target has been set at 30 km per day.
Goverment cleared highway projects