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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1182 ANSWERED ON MARCH 07, 2013
QUESTION Road Map for State Highways in Karnataka
1182. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government has put in place a roadmap for the development of State Highways during the Twelfth Five Year Plan;
(b) if so, the salient features of the roadmap; and
(c) the number of State Highways in Karnataka proposed to be developed during the Plan period with details thereof?
ANSWER THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS (DR. TUSHAR A. CHAUDHARY)
(a) to (c) This Ministry is primarily responsible for development and maintenance of National Highways (NHs). The development and maintenance of State roads is entrusted with the concerned State Governments.
However, in order to ensure balance developments State roads (other than rural roads), the Government provides funds to the State / Union Territory (UT) Governments under Central Road Fund (CRF) scheme and centrally sponsored schemes under Inter-State Connectivity and Economic Importance (EI&ISC). During 2012-13 Rs. 138.29 crore has been allocated to the State of Karnataka under CRF scheme.