Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Monday presenting the Union Budget for the year 2021, announced that Assam will get over Rs 34,000 Crore for road projects across the state.
Central Govt has released Rs 19,000 crore for construction of roads and national highways in Assam allocates.
Further, she announced 1,300 kilometers of highway construction in Assam in the next 3 years.
To boost the infrastructure, Sitharaman announced highway works in other states as well including 3500 km corridor in Tamil Nadu, 1100 km in Kerala at an investment of Rs. 65,000 crore, 675 km in West Bengal at a cost of Rs. 95,000.