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➘ SETTING UP OF the National Highway Authority of India in 1989. Its job is developmen­t, maintenanc­e and management of National Highways

➘ NHIDCL COMMITTEE The Union Cabinet, in 2014, approved the creation and operationa­lisation of National Highways and Infrastruc­ture Developmen­t Corporatio­n Ltd (NHIDCL) to improve regional connectivi­ty in strategic areas

➘ GOLDEN QUADRILATE­RAL PROJECT A NH network connecting four major metro cities of India. The project was launched in 2001

➘ MUMBAI-PUNE EXPRESSWAY/ DELHI-NOIDA

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➘ WORLI SEA LINK PROJECT, MUMBAI

➘ BHARATMALA PROJECT For constructi­on/upgradatio­n of National Highways of 34,800 km over a period of five years (2017-18 to 2021-22) at an estimated outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crore

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