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Summary

100%

Rural Road Construction in 4.5 years (PMGSY)

1,86,674 KMs

Rural Road Construction in 4.5 years (PMGSY)

1,86,674 KMs

New Airports (inlcudes revival of unserved)

35

New Airports (inlcudes revival of unserved)

35

National Inland Waterways (First Time)

8

National Inland Waterways (First Time)

8

Sagarmala Project

577 Projects

Sagarmala Project

577 Projects

National Highways (in 4.5 Yrs)

40,000 Kms

National Highways (in 4.5 Yrs)

40,000 Kms

Per day NH Construction

27 Km per day

Per day NH Construction

27 Km per day

Power generation capacity added since 2014

1 Lakh MW

Power generation capacity added since 2014

1 Lakh MW

Over 1.85 lakh kilometers of rural roads built since 2014

Average speed of road construction goes up from 69 km/day (2013-14) to 134 km/day (2017-18)

Enhanced road connectivity in every village by 2019 in inaccessible areas

Rural road connectivity up from 56% in 2014 to 91%

Rural road connectivity increased from 56% in 2014 to 91% villages

Roads Construction under Pradha Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana - (Rural Roads) - 186,674 KMs

National Highways : The total length of NHs has been enhanced from about 91,287 km as on 31.03.2014 to about 1,31,326 km at present. Further, the Ministry has approved In-Principle declaration of about 53,031 km length of State roads as new NHs subject to outcome of the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs).

9,528 kms in 4 years ( from 2014 to March 2018 ) BROAD GAUGE LINE COMMISSIONED as compared to 7,600 kms in 5 years ( 2009-2014)

50% INCREASE IN TRACK RENEWAL to 4405 KMs from 2014-March 2018 as compared to 2926 KMs between 2009-2014

Dhola-Sadiya Bridge - India’s Longest Bridge, 9.15 km connecting Assam & Arunachal Pradesh , Reduced travel time from 6 hrs to just 1 hr & shrink distance by 165 kms, Construction began in 2011 but stalled for years. The project was revived in 2015

All Unmanned Level Crossings eliminated in the last four years.

102 operational airports since Independence, UDAN added 34 airports

Regional air connectivity to unserved & underserved airports at subsidized fare of ₹2,500 per hour

India’s First Inland Waterways Terminal on River Ganga Inaugurated

Western Peripheral Expressway - 135 km Kundli-Manesar stretch links to NH1, NH2, NH8 & NH10, Work started post 2014, while the original deadline was 2009, Upgraded to 6 lane expressway & built at a cost of ₹ 6,400 crore

As part of Sagarmala Programme, more than 577 projects (Cost: Rs. 8.57 Lacs Cr.) have been identified for implementation, during 2015-2035, across the areas of port modernization & new port development, port connectivity enhancement, port-linked industrialization and coastal community development. As of 31-Mar-2018, a total of 492 projects (costing around Rs. 4.25 Lac Crore) were under various stages of implementation, development and completion.

Setu Bharatam Project for safer roads: Launched with an aim to ensure road safety by making all National Highways free of railway level crossings, by 2019, by building Railway Over Bridges/ Under Passes. Railway Over bridges/Under Bridges to be constructed with an outlay of Rs 20,800 Crore.

Safer and memorable pilgrimages thanks to Char Dham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna: Launched in 2016 to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas and make journey to these centres safer, faster and more convenient. Developing around 900 km of national highways at an approximate cost of Rs 12,000 crore.

106 additional inland waterways added since 2014

Sagarmala Project Includes over 500 projects with infrastructure investment of more than Rs. 8 Lakh Crore

Less than 100 rail accidents recorded in a year. 62% reduction in consequential train accidents

50% INCREASE IN TRACK RENEWAL to 4405 KMs from 2014-March 2018 as compared to 2926 KMs between 2009-2014

Toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission - 95533899

Sanitation coverage increased to 96.77% to 38.70% in 2014

Over 3 Lakh Common service centers from 83,000 in 2014

1.21 Lakh Gram Panchayat covered by Optical Fiber

Every village electrified under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Over the last 4 years, Over 1.25 crore houses constructed in rural and urban areas

Internet Coverage increased to 446 Million in 2018 from 251 Million in 2014

412 Broadband Connections in 2018 from 61 Million in 2014

1 Lakh MW power generation capacity added. (2,43,029 MW in March 2014 to 3,44,002 MW in March 2018)

India emerges as net exporter of electricity. 7203 MU supplied to Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar in FY 2017-18

Total 107 crore LED bulbs distributed 30.01 crore LED bulbs distributed under UJALA resulting in saving of 15,500 crore per year 77.99 crore additional LED bulbs distributed by industry. 87 per cent reduction in LED bulb procurement cost through demand aggregation (till Dec'18)

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