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What are National Project in India?

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What are National Project in India?
A developing country makes way to be a developed country by 2 ways that are economic reforms and new infrastructure. The economy is indirectly connected to infrastructure development. The infrastructure development projects need large funding and development area. In India, the projects which get funding which is 90% of the total cost of the project, and then the project is given National Project Status for completion in a time-bound manner.
Projects listed in this status are the top priority of the government where the project majorly focuses on public welfare and provide employment to the locals. The project most of the time is seen to have created world records and name it in Guinness Book of World Record. Big projects such as multipurpose project, irrigation project, power generation, storage of water in barrages and dams which cannot bear the project cost will try to get this project status.

Some of the most important projects which are under execution are:

1. Gosi Khurd Irrigation Project, Maharashtra
2. Shahpurkandi Dam Project, Punjab
3. Teesta Barrage Project, West Bengal
4. Saryu Nahar Pariyojna, Uttar Pradesh

Some of the projects which have clearance are:

1. Lakhwar Vyasi Multipurpose Project, Uttrakhand
2. Renuka Dam Project, Himachal Pradesh
3. Ujh Multipurpose Project, Jammu & Kashmir
4. Kishau Multipurpose Project, Himachal, and Uttrakhand
5. Ken Betwa Link Project, Madhya Pradesh


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