Unbelievable Megaprojects in India 2023


Chenab Bridge

Chenab Rail Bridge is the highest railway bridge in the world with a height of 359m (1,178 ft)  built over the Chenab River in Reasi district, Jammu & Kashmir

Char Dham Expressway

It is an under-construction two-lane expressway in Uttarakhand. It will connect the pilgrim towns of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri and has a length of 825 km

Mumbai Coastal Road

It is an under-construction 8-lane, 29.2-km long expressway, that will connect Marine Lines to Kandivali and reduce travel from 2 hours to only 40 minutes (Cost US$1.6 billion)

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Zoji-La Pass Tunnel

It is an under-construction 9.5 m wide, 7.57 m high, and 14.2 km long, single-tube, 2-lane road tunnel at the height of 11,575 between Ganderbal and Drass (Cost US$1.04 billion)

Dholera Smart City

The Dholera Smart will be the first fully-integrated city in the world built from scratch. It will be in Gujarat and is also one of the most significant industrial projects in India.

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor

A massive infrastructure project aimed at developing new industrial cities and improving connectivity between Delhi and Mumbai.

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Bullet Train Project

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project also called the MAHSR Bullet Train project will cover 508.17 km in 2 hours 7 minutes. Project Cost US$15 billion

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Bharatmala Pariyojana

Mainly focuses on connecting remote areas and satellite cities of megacities such as Bengaluru, Pune etc. It envisages a network of 83,677 km of roads (Cost of US$130 billion)

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Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor

this project aims to create industrial hubs and improve connectivity between Chennai and Bengaluru

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Golden Quadrilateral

It is a National Highway network connecting several major industrial, agricultural, and cultural centers in India (Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai)

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Project aims to develop 7,516-km long coastline through modernisation, mechanisation and computerization and reduce logistic cost for import-export cost and domestic trade

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