Green National Highways Corridor Project

  Dec 29, 2020

Green National Highways Corridor Project

Q. Why in News?

Recently , government and the World Bank has signed a $500 million project for implementation of the Green National Highways Corridor Project.

World Bank & Govt of India Signs $500 Million Green National Highways  Corridors Project

Q. What is Green National Highways Corridor Project?

Q. What are the components of the Project?

The project have three basic components : 

1. Green Highway Corridor Improvement and Maintenance:

This includes upgradation and maintenance for five years of about 783 km of selected existing National Highways in the states of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.

2. Institutional Capacity Enhancement:

It will support the capacity enhancement of MoRTH in its pursuit to conserve natural resources and improve climate vulnerability of the National Highways network and reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

3. Road Safety:

It will provide support to improve road safety data analytics and highway safety monitoring and implementation.

Q. What is the pact between the Government and the World Bank?

Q. What are some of significance of this Project?