7.1 The status of roads in the State is as
7.2 An ambitious project of providing Four Lane Highway between
Hazaribagh and Baharagoda via Jamshedpur measuring 333 kms is under
construction. A detailed project report for construction of High
Specification Road between Ranchi and Sahebganj via Govindpur, Jamtara
and Dumka is being prepared, which will provide gateway to Assam and
North East. Similarly Ranchi – Daltonganj – Garhwa road shall also
7.3 Special attention shall be paid to improve and upgrade the existing
road network and providing new road linkages / by-passes with bridges
over rivers to facilitate quick and efficient movement of raw materials
and finished goods.
7.4 The Government shall encourage Private Sector participation on
Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concept for building and maintenance of
roads and bridges. With respect to the bridges upon the National
Highways, the State Government shall undertake steps to involve Private
Sector Participation in consultation with the Government of India. The
State Government would also allow commercial use of specified road side
land in order to improve the economic viability of such road / bridge
projects as per the approval plan.
7.5 The Government shall plan for, and in the long run provide
expressways along the main high-density corridors across the state.
7.6 The Government shall also encourage private sector participation in
the management of inter-state and intra-state bus terminuses across the