Further, recently the Ministry issued sanctions for Jowai bypass as also revised estimate for Shillong - Nongstoin - Tura road under SARDP-NE
in the State of Meghalaya.
"Roads are being developed to double lane/class 9 (enhanced) specifications under the packages of special accelerated road development programme in NER (SARDP-NE
) - 13 roads (1106 km); 30strategic roads (1,901.36 km); Arunachal Pradesh package - 5 roads (812 km) and general staff long term perspective plan (Priority-I) (GS LTPP-1) - 34 roads (1,159 km)," Antony said.
The CCI also gave its approval to award the project on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis following the annuity model approved by Cabinet for four roads of Arunachal Pradesh Package of roads and highways under SARDP-NE
with total concession period of 17 years and to make twenty five semi-annual annuity payments on the basis of accepted bid to the concessionaire during twelve-and-a-half years after successful completion of the road and to incur expenditure on the project in question out of the budget allocations for SARDP-NE