The Vijayawada-Ranchi corridor project was approved by Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) covering a length of 600 kms in Odisha State. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned estimates to the tune of Rs. 1348 crore. covering a length of 594 kms. So far a length of 310 kms has been completed incurring an expenditure of Rs. 683 crore under the scheme. The balance works are scheduled to be completed by March, 2018. Designs of Roads and structures have been adopted keeping in view Indian Road Congress (IRC) standards and safety aspects.
This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.