Budget 2021: Poll-bound states get an infra push

Budget 2021: Poll-bound states get an infra push

Elections are due in all these four states in coming months this year.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman, in budget 2021, proposed a national highway projects in the four poll-bound states – Kerela, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Assam – where elections are due this year.

For Tamil Nadu, FM Sitharaman annouched 3500 km of national highway work at an investment of Rs 1.03 lakh crore.

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For the state of Kerala, she proposed 1100 km of national highway work at an investment of Rs 65,000 crore, including 600 km section of the Mumbai-Kanyakumari corridor.

For West Bengal, FM proposed 6700 km of national highway work at an investment of Rs 25,000 crore.

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For Assam, FM annouched 1300 km of national highway at a cost of Rs 34,000 crore.

Elections are due in all these four states in coming months this year.

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