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Bypasses in NE cities

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New Delhi, August 6,  2018: The Government is contemplating construction of bypasses in important cities of the country under Bharatmalain order to avoid congestion. 28 Ring Roads, 125 Choke Points and 66 Congestion Points have been identified in the entire country under Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana, where interventions have been planned.

The major cities in the North Eastern states  where such intervention have been planned are Guwahati, Imphal, Silchar, Shillong, Dibrugarh, Dimapur and Aizawl.           

A total budget outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crore has been earmarked for Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I proposed to be executed over a period of five years i.e. from 2017-18 to 2021-22.

Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya informed in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.