Status: The government is implementing the Bharatmala and Sagarmala projects to improve the coastal connectivity to the hinterland through air, rail and roads. Out of 279 port connectivity projects under Sagarmala, 82 projects are finished while the remaining are under implementation. Under the Bharatmala project, the government plans to build 2000 km of coastal and port-connecting roads, of which only 93km of long roads were built by 2022 (latest data available). i ii