The Government of India has approved a plan for construction of about 1000 km Expressways on Design Build Finance Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) mode under NHDP Phase VI. These projects are estimated to cost Rs.16,680 crore. Based on the traffic intensity and commercial potential, the project shall be prioritized. The following corridors for development of Expressways has been approved for consideration:
(i) Delhi-Chandigarh (249 km) on NH-1 and NH-22,
(ii) Bangalore-Chennai (334 km) on NH-4,
(iii) Delhi-Jaipur (261 km) on NH-8,
(iv) Delhi-Meerut (66 km) on NH-58,
(v) Kolkata-Dhanbad (277 km) on NH-2,
(vi) Delhi-Agra (200 km) on NH-2,
(vii) Vadodara-Mumbai (400 km).