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Ministry of Home Affairs

Improvement of Road Connectivity in Left Wing Extremism affected Areas

Posted On: 17 JUL 2019 5:39PM by PIB Delhi

Improvement of road connectivity has been one of the major developmental initiatives in LWE affected areas. The details are given below:

(i) Road Requirement Plan (RRP-I): The scheme envisages construction of 5,422 km roads in 34 LWE affected districts of 9 States. Of these 4,811 km roads have been completed at the cost of Rs. 7,390 crore so far. 

(ii) Road Connectivity Projects in LWE affected Areas (RCPLWE): The Scheme, approved in December, 2016, envisages construction of 5,412 km roads in 44 LWE affected districts of 9 States at an estimated cost of Rs. 11,725 crore. Sanction has been conveyed to State for 5,065 km, of which 845 km have been completed so far at the cost of Rs. 645 crore so far.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.

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