Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya has said 66 National Highway projects costing around Rs 12400 crore were sanctioned for Tamil Nadu.
In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, he informed that the above projects were okayed in the Financial Year 2017-18.
According to the Minister, along the east coast of the state between Chennai and Kanyakumari, three projects of length 150 Km, costing Rs. 5470 crore were awarded for construction, and four projects of length 610 Km were awarded for Detailed Project Report (DPR) preparation.
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