Public Works Department, Government of Karnataka
State Highway Development Project
Project Implementation Unit

The Proposal

The State cabinet in its meeting held on 05-May-2011 accorded approval for improvements to 15000 km of core road network in the state vide G.O Dated 12-May-2011 to be taken up on project mode and to be completed in a span of two years.

  • PWD - 10,500 kms
  • KSHIP & KRDCL - 4500 kms

Proposal is to improve the riding quality of the selected existing roads.

Empowered Committee

Empowered committee headed by the Chief Secretary has been constituted by the State Government in its order dated 17-June-2011 for:

  • Selection of Roads,
  • According Administrative Approvals
  • Monitoring the procurement activities
  • Overall guidance of PIU-SHDP
1 Chief Secretary, GoK Chairman
2 Principal Secretary, PWD Member
3 Principle Secretary, Finance Department Member
4 Principle Secretary, Planning, Project Co-Ordination & Statistical Department Member
5 Secretary Finance Department (Administration & Resources) Member
6 Secretary Forest, Ecology & Environment Department(Forest) Member
7 Secretary, PWD Member Secretary
8 Managing Director, KRDCL Member
9 Project Director, KSHIP Member
10 Chief Engineer(C&B), South Member
11 Chief Engineer(C&B),North Member

Approval By The Empowered Committee

The Empowered Committee in its second meeting held on 16-November-2011 has accorded approval for :

  • Improvements to 4132 Kms
  • Renewals for a length of 3122 kms
  • Total length proposed for improvements being 7254 Kms at an estimated cost of Rs 2797.00 Crores