9.70 kms of State Highway declared National Highway

Port Blair
21 Apr 2017

As per decisions taken by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in its meeting earlier this month, State Highways roads for a total length of 90.70 kms has been declared as National Highways in A & N Islands and handed over to the National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDC), New Delhi. The State highways are Jetty Hut Bay RK Pur to VK Pur (SH – 1) [22.00 kms], Havelock jetty to Radhanagar beach (SH -4)[11.00 kms], Govindnagar to Kalapather (Havelock)( SH-5)[ 09.00 kms], Neil Jetty Island to Sitapur (Neil Island) (SH-6) [04.00 kms], Kalara junction to Ramnagar (SH-14) [20.00 kms] and Diglipur Bazar (NH4) to Hatilevel (SH-15) [24.70  kms]
The appropriate fund for the purpose has been projected in the Annual Plan of 2017-18 by the MoRTH, New Delhi and DPR for the roads will be prepared by the NHIDCL Ltd. New Delhi, a release from the MP Office said.