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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways

 

DEPARTMENT OF ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1745

TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.08.2006

Completion of Bidar Srirangapatnam Ooty N.H

1745.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS be pleased to state:-
(a)the status of the Bidar-Srirangapatnam-Ooty National Highway project;

(b)whether Government have any clear plan for this project; and

(c)if so, the time limit and cost of this project? 

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS
(SHRI K.H. MUNIYAPPA)

(a) to (c) Two stretches of Bidar-Srirangapatnam-Ooty road namely Humanabad –Jewargi road and Mysore - Ooty road have been declared as National Highways. The Humanabad –Jewargi road has not been handed over by Karnataka Government. The Mysore-Ooty road in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are being developed and maintained as per the availability of fund and inter-se priority of works. There is no proposal to declare the remaining stretches of the road as a National Highway since emphasis is given for the development of existing National Highways