DESIGN OF INTER CORRIDORS AND ECONOMIC CORRIDORS IN ODISHA AND JHARKHAND FOR FASTER MOVEMENT OF FREIGHT
Jharkhand and Odisha
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Government of India has decided to take up the Bharatmala Pariyojana connecting western and eastern parts of the country for faster movement of cargo and to reduce logistics cost. The Ministry has authorized the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the development of economic corridors, inter corridors, feeder routes and coastal road primarily to improve freight movement in the country.
The development of Sambalpur-Ranchi Economic Corridor (EC)in Jharkhand and Odisha out of the total 44 Economic Corridors and Keonjhar-Chandikhol Inter Corridor Route (ICR) in Odisha out of the total 66 Inter Corridors forms a part of this endeavor. The total length of the project road is 205.9km.
The work of Consultancy Services for preparation of DPR for development of Economic Corridors, Inter Corridors, Feeder Routes to improve the efficiency of freight movement in India under Bharatmala Pariyojna in Odisha & Jharkhand has been entrusted to BPC Consultant India Pvt. Ltd by AECOM. The roads connect extensive mineral rich regions of the country with prominent industrial hubs. Detailed Topographical Survey, Traffic Surveys and Material Investigation has been carried out for design of upgraded corridors.