Government to develop 17 road-cum-airstrips, says Nitin Gadkari
Updated : July 27, 2018 06:25 AM IST
The facilities are being developed under the ambitious Bharatmala project that mainly seek to strengthen roads network in the country.
These facilities would come up at places in the state where there is no airport in the vicinity of 300 kilometres.
Projects for constructing 6,320 km of road have been awarded under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, with the financial implication estimated to be Rs 1.44 lakh crore.