New Delhi:The government will aim to complete 11,000 km of national highway infrastructure in states which includes Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal and Assam, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said while presenting the Budget in the Lok Sabha.
Ms Sitharaman said Tamil Nadu will get Rs 1.03 lakh crore for building 3,500 km of roads, Kerala Rs 65,000 crore for 1,500 km of roads, West Bengal Rs 95,000 crore for 675 km road and Assam will see 1,300 km roads being constructed.
"Government aims to complete 11,000 km of national highway infrastructure this year," she said.Ms Sitharaman received a loud thumping from the Bharatiya Janata Party members when she announced West Bengal's name as it goes to poll in mid of this year.
Interestingly, all the four states are poll bound.(UNI)