NHAI Wayside Amenities
NHAI Wayside Amenities

To improve commuting experience on National Highways, NHAI plans to develop Wayside Amenities (WSA) at more than 600 locations on National Highways and Expressways by March 2025. Wayside Amenities will be developed every 40-60 km of the existing and upcoming National Highways and Expressways.

The amenities will include facilities for passengers like Fuel Station, Electric Charging Facilities, Food Court, Retail Shops, Bank ATM, Children Play Area, Medical Clinic, Childcare room, Toilets with shower facility, Vehicle repair facility, Driver Dormitory, Village Hatt for promotion of local handicrafts, etc.

NHAI has already awarded 160 wayside amenities for development. Of which, 150 have been awarded in last two years. Another 150 wayside amenities are planned to be awarded in the next financial year, which includes Greenfield corridors like Amritsar-Bathinda-Jamnagar Corridor, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway and Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway.

At present, 75 Wayside Amenities sites across multiple Brownfield and Greenfield Corridors are open for bidding. These sites are spread across eight states. Of the 75 amenities 27 will be in Rajasthan, 18 in Madhya Pradesh, 9 in Jammu & Kashmir and 3 in Himachal Pradesh.

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