Authorities will get toll revenues price Rs 1,000 to 1,500 crore each month as soon as the much-awaited Delhi-Mumbai Expressway turns into operational in 2023, Minister for Street Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari stated on Sunday.
Mr Gadkari additionally asserted that Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will rake in an annual toll revenue to the tune of Rs 1.40 lakh crore within the subsequent 5 years from the present stage of Rs 40,000 crore.
The union minister, who simply accomplished a whirlwind tour to evaluate the progress of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway that may go by means of 4 states other than the nationwide capital, stated the nationwide highways infrastructure is a world-class success story.
“As soon as the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is accomplished and opened for the general public, we’ll get no less than Rs 1,000-1,500 crore as toll revenues each month,” he stated.
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is prone to be accomplished by March 2023 and is being constructed as a part of the primary section of the ”Bharatmala Pariyojana”.
The eight-lane expressway, overlaying Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, is predicted to halve the commute time between the nationwide capital and the nation’s monetary hub from practically 24 hours to 12 hours.